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The officers club of the 453rd Bomb Group at Old Buckenham. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Officers club 'Ole Buck'.'

IWM catalogue record

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

The officers club of the 453rd Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Officers club 'Ole Buck'.'

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Units

  • 453rd Bomb Group

    453rd Bomb Group

    Group
    As well as strategic bombardment missions, the 453rd Bomb Group also ferried cargo on two occasions. They hauled petrol, blankets, and rations to France in September 1944 and dropped ammunition, food and medical supplies near Wesel during the airborne...

Locations

  • Old Buckenham

    Military site : airfield
    Allocated to the Eighth Air Force as a bomber base in 1942, Old Buckenham was built during 1942-43 with three concrete runways, 50 loop hardstandings and two dispersed T2 hangars. The station was the exclusive home for the 453rd Bomb Group, equipped...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
20 April 2017 02:53:08 ezf Changes to person associations
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Date Contributor Update
20 April 2017 02:51:17 ezf Changes to person associations
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link added

Date Contributor Update
10 October 2014 20:38:33 Jenny Changes to caption and place associations
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Details from caption information.

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:25:48 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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