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The extension to the Old Buckenham village hall, built as a memorial to the 453rd. Contains memorabilia, artifacts, and this large Roll of Honour.



  • 453rd Bomb Group

    453rd Bomb 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...


  • 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...


Date Contributor Update
09 April 2015 14:34:17 usxpat Created entry with caption, unit associations and place associations
Photo taken 25 August 2012, Gary Atkins