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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.

A game of baseball being played at Duxford, home of the 78th Fighter Group, USAAF. Handwritten on slide casing:"Sport fld Duxford"

Connections

Units

  • 78th Fighter Group

    78th Fighter Group

    Group
    The 78th Fighter Group was initially based at Goxhill but moved to Duxford in April 1943 and stayed there until October 1945. The 78th FG flew each of the three US built principal fighters of the AAF in the ETO. In their Thundetbolts, the 78th FG ...

Locations

  • Duxford

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Duxford, now a museum and still a working airfield, was operated by the USAAF from 1943 to 1945. The base was briefly the home of the 350th Fighter Group in late 1942, but it was not until April 1943 that it became a fully American station when the...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:30:25 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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