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457th Bombardment Group (H) memorial

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This is the site of the main memorial to the 457th Bombardment Group (Heavy), on a roadside junction. It is adjacent to the original water tower which served Glatton airfield (Station 130), the home of the 457th.



  • Bernard Plaut

    Military | First Lieutenant | Lead Navigator | 457th Bomb Group


  • 42-31607 Rose Olive

    B-17 Flying Fortress
    Delivered Cheyenne 27/11/43; Wendover 12/10/43; Presque Is 19/1/44; Assigned 748BS/457BG [B] Glatton 23/2/44; Missing in Action Merseburg 12/5/44 with John Akers, Co-pilot: Chas Scott, Navigator: Lloyd Dell, Bombardier: Leo Kruszinski, Flight engineer...


Date Contributor Update
19 February 2018 19:22:29 Rob in Norwich Created entry with name, latitude, longitude and history

Site visited by Rob Edwards January 2018. Photos to follow.