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The pub sign at the Half Butt Inn, Great Horkesley, near Wormingford, 8 July 1945. Image by Robert Sand, 55th Fighter Group. Written on slide casing: 'Great Horkesley, 8/7/45, Within 2 or 3 miles of Wormingford?'
Caption from Sand's file - slide 3-38 "Half Butt Inn"

IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

The pub sign at the Half Butt Inn, Great Horkesley, near Wormingford, 8 July 1945. Image by Robert Sand, 55th Fighter Group. Written on slide casing: 'Great Horkesley, 8/7/45, Within 2 or 3 miles of Wormingford?'

Connections

Units

  • 55th Fighter Group

    55th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 55th Fighter Group were the first P-38 Lightning Group to go fully operational from England. The pilots flew long-range escort missions for bombers flying over occupied Europe and racked up 'kills' of their own by destroying enemy aircraft in...

People

  • Robert Sand

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Airplane Propeller Specialist
    Took photos during the war which have appeared in several books. GC

Locations

  • Wormingford

    Military site : airfield
    Wormingford was a Royal Flying Corps/RAF anti-Zeppelin aircraft Landing Ground First World War, rebuilt for the Eighth Air Force 1942-43. It was a Ninth Air Force base from 1943-44, and home to the 362nd Fighter Group. Switching back to the Eighth Air...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 August 2015 10:10:22 general ira snapsorter Changes to caption
Sources

Addition of caption from Sand's file.

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:17 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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