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James Lyman Bruner




  • Paul Beam

    Military | Flight Officer | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group
    Retired from the USAF as a Lt. Colonel

  • Wallace Clay

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Crew 419. Hometown: New Orleans, LA

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Units served with

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    The 466th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Attlebridge, Norfolk, during the last year of the war in Europe. The Group flew 232 missions in the course of the year and celebrated the 100th one by inviting local people onto the base to mark the...

  • 784th Bomb Squadron
  • 785th Bomb Squadron


Associated Place

  • Attlebridge

    Military site : airfield
    Attlebridge was constructed for RAF use and completed to that standard in 1942. However, with news that it was to be assigned to the American Air Force, the runways were extended and additional hardstandings and outbuildings constructed for the heavy...


Event Location Date
Lived in Mount Morris, IL 61054, USA 1943

103 East Center Street

784th BG Tour Attlebridge, Norwich, Norfolk NR9, UK 24 May 1944 – 25 June 1944

14 Missions

785th BG Tour Attlebridge, Norwich, Norfolk NR9, UK 18 July 1944 – 5 September 1944

20 missions


Date Contributor Update
18 May 2015 00:37:24 466thHistorian Changes to service number, role, events, unit associations and aircraft associations

466th BG Historian

Date Contributor Update
17 May 2015 22:01:37 jamesbruner Changes to awards and unit associations

JL Bruner is my dad.

Date Contributor Update
17 May 2015 21:53:32 jamesbruner Changes to place associations

JL Bruner is my dad.

Date Contributor Update
30 April 2015 22:17:35 jamesbruner Changes to service number

James L Bruner is my dad.

Date Contributor Update
19 February 2015 03:23:05 jamesbruner Changes to surname, middlename, nickname, highest rank, role and awards

I am the son of 1st Lt James L. Bruner. I have a lot of additional information about his service and will add it as well as a number of photos when I get the chance.

James E. Bruner

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:14:37 AAM AAM ingest

Drawn from the records of the National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, Savannah, Georgia / Unit roster in the book ATTLEBRIDGE ARSENAL by Wassom & Brassfield, p 343