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Doors installed by the fiends of the 100th Bomb Group in All Saints, the parish church of Thorpe Abbots

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Units

  • 100th Bomb Group

    100th Bomb Group

    Group
    "The Bloody Hundredth", so-called because of a reputation for losing a high number aircraft and crews, flew B-17s from Thorpe Abbotts, Norfolk. Their losses were not the highest of any Eighth Air Force Group but on several occasions the Group lost many...

Locations

  • Thorpe Abbotts

    Military site : airfield
    Home of the 'Bloody Hundredth’, a Bomb Group with a reputation for high casualty rates, Thorpe Abbotts was under USAAF control from June 1943 to the end of the war. Some of the airfield survives today, and the control tower houses the 100th Bomb Group...

  • All Saints, Thorpe Abbots

    Other location

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 April 2015 11:28:06 usxpat Created entry with caption, unit associations and place associations
Sources

http://eastangliamemorials.blogspot.co.uk/
Photo taken 1 September 2013, Gary Atkins

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