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448th Bomb Group flag, One of a collection of flags created for the "Shrine Area" in the 2nd Air Division Memorial Library in Norwich, England.

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  • 448th Bomb Group

    448th Bomb Group

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    The 448th Bomb Group was a B-24 Liberator Group that flew out of Seething, Norfolk. The Group flew their first mission on the 22nd December 1943 and over the next eighteen months the air crews flew 262 missions over occupied Europe. These bombing...

People

  • Harry Freivogel

    Military | First Lieutenant | Navigator. B24. 2nd Air Division, 448th Bomb Group, 714 Bomb Squadron, 29 complete missions
    After marriage in 1941, Harry enlisted for the draft, and in his own words " being patriotic or probably knowing the regular draft would get me sooner or later and I would be drafted into the regular Army, I decided I would enlist in the Army Air Corps...

Locations

  • Seething

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1942-43 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Seething had three concrete runways, 51 hardstandings of both loop and 'frying-pan’ types, and two T2 hangars, one on each side of the airfield. It was home to the 448th Bomb Group, equipped with...

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Date Contributor Update
06 February 2018 12:46:27 2nd Air Division Memorial Library Changes to caption and place associations
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2nd Air Division Memorial Library

Date Contributor Update
14 February 2015 20:42:18 apollo11 Created entry with caption, unit associations and place associations
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