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1st Lt. James A Bateman in the cockpit of his P-51D Mustang.

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Units

  • 352nd Fighter Group

    352nd Fighter Group

    Group
    The 352nd Fighter Group were based at Bodney, Norfolk from July 1943 until November 1945 but in the winter months of 1944/1945 detachments moved to bases in Belgium to provide extra air support to ground forces during the Battle of the Bulge and to...

  • 487th Fighter Squadron

People

  • James Bateman

    Military | Captain | Fighter Pilot
    Assigned to 487FS, 352FG, 8AF USAAF. ETD. ...

Locations

  • Bodney

    Military site : airfield
    Before the Americans arrived Bodney was a grass-surfaced airfield. So when the 352nd Fighter Group arrived with heavy P-47 Thunderbolts, work was carried out to strengthen its roads and runways with steel matting, concrete and tarmac. Nissen huts also...

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14 January 2016 11:44:32 Pyker Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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