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