UPL 33906


Video of the memorials to the service and sacrifice of the USAAF 401st BG(H) based at Deenethorpe, station 128. The video covers two locations: the roadside memorial adjacent to the site of the airfield, and the local church in the village of Weldon.


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Danish civillians inspect the wreckage of a crashed B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 42-107082) of the 379th Bomb Group. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'St Heddinge 13th May 1944 at 18:30 Hrs. 8th AAF, 1st Air Division, 41st Combat Wing, 379th Bombardment Group, Squadron?.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Division
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Combat organisation
A pathfinder B-17 Flying Fortress (serial number 44-8258) of the 401st Bomb Group. Image by Robert Astrella. Written on slide casing: '48258 14 A, Mount Farm.'
  • Unit Hierarchy: Group
  • Air Force: Eighth Air Force
  • Type Category: Bombardment



ContributorRob in Norwich
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Video published on YouTube June 2018, produced by Rob Edwards from photos and video taken in April 2018.