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Memorial in Old Post Office Square, Leiston.

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Units

  • 357th Fighter Group

    357th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 357th Fighter Group was the first P-51 Mustang Group in the Eighth Air Force, training with them from November 1943 at Raydon, England and entering combat with them in the February of the following year from their new base at Leiston. The Group was...

Locations

  • Leiston

    Military site : airfield
    Leiston's location only three miles from the North Sea Coast made it ideal as a Fighter Group air base whose job would be to escort bombers across the sea and over occupied Europe. The air base also witnessed the arrival of many very damaged Allied...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
01 April 2015 16:55:21 usxpat Created entry with caption, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://eastangliamemorials.blogspot.co.uk/
Photo taken 20 June 2012, Gary Atkins

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