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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.

The control tower at Little Walden, home of the 361st Fighter Group. Image via James D Smith. Written on slide casing: 'Little Walden control tower.'

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Units

  • 361st Fighter Group

    361st Fighter Group

    Group
    The 361st Fighter Group was the last P-47 Thunderbolt Group to join the Eighth Air Force. Between 21 January 1944 and 20 April 1945, the Group flew 441 missions, the majority in an escort role in support of bombers flying over occupied Europe. The...

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Locations

  • Little Walden

    Military site : airfield
    Little Walden was built as a Class A airfield suitable for American heavy bombers. The 409th Bomb Group, as part of the Ninth Air Force, was stationed at the base between March and September 1944, flying A-20 Havocs. ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:29:34 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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