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41-28694

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

People

  • Carl Bailey

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 11 May 1944 in B-24 #41-28664 'Merchant Of Venice'. Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Otto Kaushep

    Military | Technical Sergeant (2nd Grade) | Radio Operator | 466th Bomb Group
    Shot down 11 May 1944 in B-24 41-28664 'Merchant Of Venice. ' Killed in Action (KIA). PH

  • Thomas Trainer

    Military | Captain | Pilot/ Squadron Operations Officer - Command Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    Flew 30 combat missions with the 466th BG ...

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

Event Location Date
First 466th BG Mission Berlin, Germany 22 March 1944
Last 466th BG Mission Tutow, Germany 29 May 1944

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
23 August 2015 22:07:08 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, markings, events, unit associations, person associations, place associations and media associations
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466th BG Historian

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