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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.

General Partridge inspects personnel of the 388th Bomb Group at Knettishall. Handwritten caption on reverse: '19/2/45 Gen. Partridge inspects. Knettishall.'

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Units

  • 388th Bomb Group

    388th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 388th Bomb Group flew strategic bombing mission from Knettishall, Suffolk from June 1943 to the end of the war. During this time, though, detachments were sent to Fersfield, Norfolk to conduct Aphrodite missions. In these Aphrodite missions veteran...

Locations

  • Knettishall

    Military site : airfield
    Knettishall was built to Class A standard for an American Bomb Group that would be bringing up to forty heavy bombers with them in three or four Squadrons. The 388th Bomb Group, which stayed at Knettishall for their entire service in the ETO, flew B-17...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:27:34 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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