466th Pilot, Earl Wassom -remarks on Memorial Day 2012- Attlebridge Memorial
Photo by Paul Hindle



Article on 466th Mid-Air Collisions


An Interesting Article by John Woolnough appeared in the 2nd Air Division Newsletter and the Attlebridge Notes in 1973 that reports that almost 1/4 of all 466th air crewmen lost during WWII, were the result of mid-air collisions. Open File Below:

For detailed Account see: Cockey Story


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2018 8th Air Force Historical Society Reunion

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Bill Curtis- Treasurer

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Foley, Al  36535


RESOURCE SITES


466th WEBSITE:                                                                     http://www.8thafhs.org/bomber/466bg.htm

US ARMY AIR FORCES  Forum                                                                 http://forum.armyairforces.com

466TH BOMB GROUP FACEBOOK SITE:                     https://www.facebook.com/pages/466th-Bomb-Group-H-Attlebridge/106061169438975

AMERICAN AIR MUSEUM IN BRITAIN                                      http://www.americanairmuseum.com

HERITAGE LEAGUE of the 2nd Air Div.                                    http://heritageleague.org                              

2ND AIR DIVISION MEMORIAL LIBRARY (Norwich)                       www.2ndair.wordpress.com

8TH AIR FORCE HISTORICAL SOCIETY                                               www.8thafhs.org

8TH AIR FORCE HISTORICAL SOCIETY FACEBOOK SITE:        https://www.facebook.com/groups/8THAFHS/

B-24 NOSE ART SITE                                                                  http://www.b24bestweb.com8thafhs

8th Air Force Historical Society Videos (DVD's)                   http://www.billcurtisvideoproduction.com/8thafhs.php

The group flew 231 combat missions with 5,693 sorties, dropping nearly 13,000 tons of bombs. The 466th was one of three groups in the 96th Combat Bomb Wing, which was taken off operations in September 1944 to haul low octane gas to Clastres, Lille, and St. Dizier, France. The total losses for the 466th BG from March 22, 1944 to April 25, 1945, were 333 KIA, 171 POWs, eight evaded and 27 interned. The 466th B-24, The "Black Cat" was the last American bomber shot down over Germany , April 21, 1945.

The Richard Farrington Crew shot down April 21, 1945- the last American aircraft lost over Europe

466TH VETERAN VIDEO INTERVIEWS

GROUP INTERVIEW - October 12, 2014 with FRANK BOSTWICK, PERRY KERR, BILL CAMPBELL, ELMO MAIDEN & EARL WASSOM at 8th Air Force Historical Society Reunion.              http://youtu.be/K9vMUXa-yuw

ELMO MAIDEN and RALPH LYNN -Pilot & Co-Pilot          https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2C7udxGgzsQ

HERB LEOPOLD and FRED DAVIS -Navigator & Tail Gunner            https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0zal_-ZkNqo

DOUGHERTY CREW MEMBERS  pt.1        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0zal_-ZkNqo

DOUGHERTY CREW MEMBERS  pt.2        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lgoejeht39k

JERRE WILLIAMS and BILL HORNEY- Ground Crewman & Navigator   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1QxfkNEB_4

RETURN TO ATTLEBRIDGE 2012-   Video Trailer          https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sHvT4rlNJTk&spfreload=10

Interview will HAROLD DIETZ - Gunner, Armorer-         https://youtu.be/R1PCnF7RfkM