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93rd Bomb Group Museum, Hardwick

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Detailed history

On the grounds of the Hardwick airfield, and closely associated with Airfield Farm, the museum has 3 original nissen huts with exhibits, and a brick building that has been rebuilt from an original on the site, which is used as a reception centre and "Mess Hall."

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People

  • Karl Eisele

    Military | Second Lieutenant | Bombardier; Pathfinder Navigator | 93rd Bomb Group
    On the 20th mission in January 1945, plane was hit by flak and landed in Sweden. Interned in Sweden until 8 May 1945. B-24 42-51523 Interned in Humlebacken (Korsnas)

  • Murray Fant

    Military | Colonel | Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group

  • Robert Frost

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot | 93rd Bomb Group

  • Robert Jacobson

    Military | Major | Bombardier on B-24 Liberator Hot Stuff | 93rd Bomb Group

  • Osbon Malone

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Tail Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Prisoner of War (POW) Shot down near Tilburg on 9/18/44 in B-24 'Baggie Maggie' #42100416. Liberated from Stalag IX-B on April 2, 1945.

  • Stephan Remias

    Military | Sergeant | Right Waist Gunner | 93rd Bomb Group
    Involved in a mid-air collision during form-up on a mission to Brunswick, GA on 29 Mar 1944 and crashed at Henham, Suffolk in B-24H #41-110033. Killed in Action (KIA).

  • Fred Toumey

    Military | Captain | Flight Surgeon | 93rd Bomb Group

Aircraft

  • 41-28590

    B-24 Liberator
    29 March 1944, two B24s collided over Henham, a few miles from Halesworth airfield. 9 Crew of the 41-110033 died, and 7 of the 41-28590. During the rescue operations the bomb load of one of the Liberators exploded, killing 6 men from Halesworth

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
26 March 2015 21:03:03 usxpat Created entry with name, known as, latitude, longitude, history and media associations
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https://www.facebook.com/groups/343271736136/
http://www.americanairmuseum.com/place/add

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