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Newly arrived 2nd Lieutenant James A. Burr (Bodney, Norfolk England - AAF station 141) circa May 1944.

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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...

  • 328th Fighter Squadron

People

  • James Burr

    Military | First Lieutenant | MOS 1055: Fighter Pilot, Single Engine
    By Terry L. Page (Nephew) ...

Aircraft

  • 44-13320

    P-51 Mustang
    Assigned to 328FS, 352FG, 8AF USAAF. Failed to Return (FTR) 28-May-44 mission Pilot Lt James A Burr Killed in Action (KIA). MACR 6782.

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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24 February 2016 18:16:34 SenatorPage Created entry with caption, unit associations, person associations, place associations and aircraft associations
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