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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 B-17 Flying Fortress of the 95th Bomb Group takes off from Horham, August 1944. Image via Albert Keeler, 95th Bomb Group. Written on slide casing: 'B-17 take off Horham, England Aug 1944. 9th Bomb Group (H).'

Connections

Units

  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...

  • 9th Bomb Group

People

Locations

  • Horham

    Military site : airfield
    Horham airfield was planned and built for RAF use, but handed over to the Eighth Air Force and used initially by the 47th Bomb Group. When they joined the Twelfth Air Force in January 1943, it became home to the B-26 Marauders of the 323rd Bomb Group....

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:30:45 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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