Lt. Wendell Biggers, navigator, and de Havilland DH 98 Mosquito PR XVI NS635 'Patches' 653rd BS, 25th BG, 8th AF, Watton.
The 25th Bombardment Group (Reconnaissance) was constituted in the days after D-Day and activated in England in August 1944 to carry out photographic and mapping missions over mainland Europe as the Allied armies pushed east. The Group were designated...
Landing Accident - RAF Watton, 16/9/45 - Minor damage - pilot Robert L. Lee. ...
Military site : airfield
Built in 1939 as a medium bomber station with a grass airfield, Watton was occupied by the RAF until handed over to the Eighth Air Force in mid-1943. Improved initially with a single steel mat runway in 1943, plus 41 loop and 12 pan hardstandings, a...
|22 November 2018 04:32:26||Wattonman||Changes to collection and caption|
Norman Malayney, "The 25th Bomb Group (Rcn) in WWII", Schiffer Publishers, 2011, p-177
|16 February 2015 10:09:11||Al_Skiff||Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations|