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  • 452nd Bomb Group

    452nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 452nd Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deopham Green, Norfolk, from January 1944. The air crews hit strategic sites in Germany but also supported the movement of ground forces across Europe after D-Day. On 6 June 1944 itself, the Group...

Aircraft

  • 42-107036 Big Noise II

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Tulsa 3/2/44; Dow Fd 15/4/44; Assigned 398BG Nuthampstead 3/5/44; transferred 730BS/452BG Deopham Green 6/5/44; Missing in Action Berlin 21/6/44 with John Sorensen, Co-pilot: Albt Weibel, Navigator: Curtis Patterson, Bombardier: Jerome Morse,...

Locations

  • Deopham Green

    Military site : airfield
    Deopham Green was another air base constructed after America's entry into the war to Class A standards for use by the B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber. When the 452nd Bomb Group arrived in January 1943 they found a main runway of 2,000 yards, two...

  • Deopham Green Memorial

    Other location

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
14 April 2019 19:43:36 terveurn Changes to caption
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Date Contributor Update
04 June 2015 15:48:00 Pete Changes to place associations
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452nd Bomb Group Assoc.

Date Contributor Update
04 June 2015 15:47:59 Pete Created entry with unit associations, place associations, aircraft associations and mission associations
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452nd Bomb Group Assoc.

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