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1st LT Kenneth L. Salvesen flying his P-51 Miss Cherokee (PZ-E), Bodney, England 1945

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Units

  • 352nd Fighter Group

    352nd Fighter Group

    Group
    The 352nd Fighter Group were based at Bodney, Norfolk from July 1943 until November 1945 but in the winter months of 1944/1945 detachments moved to bases in Belgium to provide extra air support to ground forces during the Battle of the Bulge and to...

  • 486th Fighter Squadron

People

  • Kenneth Salvesen

    Military | First Lieutenant | P-51 Fighter Pilot/Bluenosed Bastards of Bodney

Locations

  • Bodney

    Military site : airfield
    Before the Americans arrived Bodney was a grass-surfaced airfield. So when the 352nd Fighter Group arrived with heavy P-47 Thunderbolts, work was carried out to strengthen its roads and runways with steel matting, concrete and tarmac. Nissen huts also...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
31 March 2015 07:35:40 Lindawright01 Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations
Sources

Linda Salvesen Wright, daughter

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