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IWM catalogue record

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

Group Commander Colonel Eugene H. Snavely carves the roast at the base of the 44th Bomb Group at Shipdham, Norfolk, 1944.

Connections

Units

  • 44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    44th Bomb Group The Flying Eightballs

    Group
    The 44th Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 15-January-1942 at McDill Field, Florida and equipped with B-24Cs. The Group moved to Barksdale Field, Louisiana and acted as a training unit for the 90th 93rd and 98th Bomb Groups and flew anti...

People

  • Eugene Snavely

    Military | Colonel | Commanding Officer
    8th Air Force, G-3 Staff, September 1942 ...

Locations

  • Shipdham

    Military site : airfield
    Shipdham was built in 1941-1942, the first US heavy bomber airfield in the English county of Norfolk. It was a standard design, with T2-type hangars and a domestic site dispersed to the south east. Improvements were carried out to increase the number...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:18:03 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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