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James Alan Litchfield


Both he and his wife were engaged to other people when they met! She was working in the CO's office as a civilian secretary.


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...

  • 1233rd Quartermaster Company

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
Born Cohasset, MA, USA


Date Contributor Update
27 October 2014 19:06:08 Jill Changes to service number and awards

Jill Mant daughter

Date Contributor Update
23 October 2014 04:15:57 Pauline Souther Changes to middlename

Pauline Souther

Date Contributor Update
11 October 2014 22:04:15 Jenny Changes to surname, middlename, firstname, nickname, highest rank, biography, events and place associations

Told by Pauline Souther, his wife's niece, at the 8th Air Force Historical Society reunion in Nashville, Tennessee, October 2014.

Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:02:28 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 & Brassford