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B-24 Liberator

Service

Units

  • 466th Bomb Group

    466th Bomb Group

    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

People

  • Earl Beitler

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot -- Squadron Operations Officer | 466th Bomb Group

  • David Brandts

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • Carl Crawford

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Nose Gunner/Top Turret Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • Lynn Etchison

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Tail Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • Robert Finnerty

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Right Waist Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • Carlo Galvagno

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Ball Turret Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

  • John Gerrity

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    35 missions flown, 7 August 1944 through 4 March 1945 AM, 4 Oak Leaf Cluster/ ETO Ribbon, 6 Battle Stars

  • Neil Gobrecht

    Military | Lieutenant Colonel | Co-Pilot/Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Flew B-24 in combat in WW 2. Flew B-29 during the Korean War. Flew U-10 in combat during the Vietnam War Retired as a Lt. Colonel. Was a science teacher for 12 years before retiring.

  • Gordon Gunderson

    Military | First Lieutenant | Co-Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • Thomas Harrison

    Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Gunner | 466th Bomb Group

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Missions

Places

  • 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...

Events

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 November 2014 03:32:09 466thHistorian Changes to media associations
Sources

466th BG Archives

Date Contributor Update
03 November 2014 03:31:39 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

Attlebridge Arsenal - Brassfield & Wassom

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