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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...

  • 787th Bomb Squadron

People

  • Edward Kreick

    Military | 466th Bomb Group

  • James McKinley

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group

  • James Van Ginkel

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 466th Bomb Group
    35 bombing missions in Germany: 1944 - 5 Sept Karlsruhe; 9 Sept Mainz; 9 Oct Koblenz; 12 Oct Osnabruck; 18 Oct Cologne; 19 Oct Mainz; 26 Oct Bottrop; 30 Oct Hamburg; 1 Nov Gelsenkirchen; 5 Nov Karlsruhe; 9 Nov Saarburcken; 29 Nov Bielefield; 26 Nov...

Missions

  • 676

    14 October 1944
    Black Week

  • 681

    17 October 1944

  • 683

    19 October 1944

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...

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Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 December 2014 16:45:10 466thHistorian Created entry with serial number, aircraft type, production block number, manufacturer, nicknames, markings, unit associations, place associations and media associations
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