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Old Buckenham: The 453rd Bombardment Group Museum

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Detailed history

Opened 2016 in a new build funded privately by the owner of Old Buckenham airfield. The curator is James Clarey. See: http://www.oldbuck.com/en/museum/

Connections

People

  • Francis Eyre

    Military | Lieutenant | Bombardier | 453rd Bomb Group
    Frank Eyre was from Chicago and was my father. He was in the 453rd BG, 733 Sqdn. His Operations Officer was MAJ Jimmy Stewart. His flight engineer was Edmund Trzcinski- he was the author of "Stalag 17" which became a movie. Dad was the bombardier of...

  • Frank Sallee

    Military | First Lieutenant | Bombardier | 453rd Bomb Group
    Killed in Action (KIA). Mission 197 to Remagen. B24 AC# 42-51865 crashed on takeoff.

  • Lloyd Smith

    Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot/co-pilot | 453rd Bomb Group

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
16 January 2017 11:52:00 Rob in Norwich Changes to name
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'Old Buckenham' added at the beginning of the name so that it occurs in the alphabetical list under the letter 'o'. Rob edwards

Date Contributor Update
09 January 2017 15:23:37 Rob in Norwich Changes to history
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Rob Edwards - correcting typo on original entry.

Date Contributor Update
09 January 2017 15:13:50 Rob in Norwich Created entry with name, known as, latitude, longitude and history
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Museum details entered by Rob Edwards based on a visit to the museum on 7th January 2017.

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