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B-24J-145-CO #44-40072 "B.T.O." Code: 2U-B (closest to camera)
B-24H-25-DT #42-51141 "Pegasus" Code: 2U-U (2nd a/c in line)

A line up of 466th BG Aircraft readying to fly back to the U.S. as part of Operation Home Run.



  • 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...

  • 785th Bomb Squadron



  • 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...


Date Contributor Update
28 September 2015 15:52:31 466thHistorian Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations

466th BG Historian