Carl Falk Crew
466th BG - 785th BS
Standing Left to Right: Billie G. Arnold (N), Carl W. Falk (P), Henry Schuette (CP)
Kneeling Left to Right: James B. Heffernan (R/O), Timothy J. Dwyer (G), Houston W. Smith (G), Ramon B. Manuz (FE)
This crew completed four combat missions before hostilities ended.
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...
Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
Military | Corporal (5th Grade) | Tail Gunner
Military | Second Lieutenant | Pilot
One of the last crews assigned to the 785th BG to see combat. Completed four combat missions before hostilities ended.
Military | Corporal | Radio Operator
Heffernan was part of Carl Falk's crew, who were the last crew to be assigned to the 466th Bomb Group who saw combat.
Military | Staff Sergeant (3rd Grade) | Flight Engineer
Military | Second Lieutenant | Co-Pilot
Military | Corporal (5th Grade) | Waist Gunner
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...