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Five B-24 Liberators of the 445th Bomb Group fly in formation over Haveringland Hall, Norfolk. The Hall had been requisitioned by the Air Ministry. It would be demolished in 1946-1947.

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

B-24 Liberators of the 445th Bomb Group fly in formation over a stately home.

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  • 445th Bomb Group

    445th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 445th Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators from Tibenham, Norfolk. The crews' first mission was bombing U-boat installations at Kiel on 13 December 1943. The Group continued to hit strategic targets in Germany, including the aircraft components factory...

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Date Contributor Update
16 November 2017 11:20:07 Lucy May Changes to caption
Sources

The stately house was identified by David Lovell as Haveringland Hall, Norfolk after Operation WALBEA appealed for more information about the photo through Twitter:
https://twitter.com/OpWALBEA/status/931077522342731776

http://www.lostheritage.org.uk/houses/lh_norfolk_haveringlandhall_info_g...
http://www.cawstonheritage.co.uk/items/show/59

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:26:23 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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