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Video and photographs of the memorials to the 492nd and 491st Bombardment Groups (Heavy) who served at North Pickenham Station 143.

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Units

  • 491st Bomb Group

    491st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 491st Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators in bombing missions over northern France and Germany from June 1944 until April 1945. Missions over Germany included bombing the headquarters of the German General Staff at Zossen. The Group was awarded a DUC...

  • 492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    492nd Bomb Group (Heavy)

    Group
    The 492nd Bomb Group were assigned to the 8th Air Force in April 1944. They flew 60 missions over occupied Europe from 11 May 1944 until 7 August 1944. ...

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Date Contributor Update
13 July 2017 22:07:14 Rob in Norwich Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and place associations
Sources

Produced by Rob Edwards using videos and photos taken in March 2017, with details based on research on the website of the 8th Air Force Historical Society and related BG websites. The video was published on YouTube July 2017.

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