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B-24J-401-CF #42-50465 "Damifino" Codes: T9-K & 2U-O
466th BG - 784th BS & 785th BS

Connections

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

  • John Gerrity

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    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
    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.

  • Bernard Smolka

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot

  • Earl Wassom

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
    Flew 35 missions from 1 August 1944 to April 1945. And Flew 8 gas hauls, all to France, Early believes that this might be the heighest number of any pilot in the 8th Air Force. ...

  • Robert Wightman

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot

Aircraft

Locations

  • 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...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 November 2014 03:26:46 466thHistorian Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations
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