IWM catalogue record
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Roland E. "Lefty" Nairn, a veteran of the 336th Bomb Squadron, 95th Bomb Group with the village sign at Horham, 1981. Handwritten caption on reverse: '19 Sept 81, Horham Village, England (after 36 tough winters). R.E. "Lefty" Nairn, former Togglier/Gunner, 336 Sqdn, 95BG, 13 Wing, 8 A.F. 95BG Memorial Dedication Returnee.'
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...
Military | Staff Sergeant | Togglier
Staff Sergeant Roland Nairn flew as a togglier in B-17 bomber crews of the 95th Bomb Group. The job of the togglier was to arm and release the bombs over the intended target on each mission.
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....