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  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Bottisham Airfield Museum
  • Object Number: UPL 18051
  • Description: Major Roy B. Caviness centre foreground. United States, 1943. Museum object reference no. BAM_0126
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Bottisham Airfield Museum
  • Object Number: UPL 18052
  • Description: 376th Fighter Squadron, 361st Fight Group, in the foreground; three US Navy men standing at the back. United States, 1943.
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  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Bottisham Airfield Museum
  • Object Number: UPL 18053
  • Description: United States, 1943. Museum object reference no. BAM_0110
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Bottisham Airfield Museum
  • Object Number: UPL 18054
  • Description: A sighting check being performed by enlisted guys in the cockpit of a P-47 Thunderbolt. Bottisham, Cambridgeshire, March/ April 1944. 
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  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Bottisham Airfield Museum
  • Object Number: UPL 18055
  • Description: A rig containing a reflector gunsight, a 16mm GSAP gun camera, and a .50 machine gun. Possibly part calibration, part training aid. Image relates to...
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Bottisham Airfield Museum
  • Object Number: UPL 18056
  • Description: Three GI's probably 376th Fighter Squadron carrying presents for a party which was held for children from the village at Christmas. Bottisham...
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Bottisham Airfield Museum
  • Object Number: UPL 18057
  • Description: A Christmas party held at the base, Bottisham, Cambridgeshire, December, 1943. A Sergeant feeds a young child, presents unwrapped in the foreground....
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Bottisham Airfield Museum
  • Object Number: UPL 18058
  • Description: A Sergeant in the 376th Fighter Squadron feeding a child ice cream, Christmas, 1943, Bottisham, Cambridgeshire. Museum object reference no. BAM_0131
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Bottisham Airfield Museum
  • Object Number: UPL 18059
  • Description: Cpl. Glenn Runkle, a ground crew member of the 376th Fighter Squadron, holding a young child. Christmas 1943, Bottisham, Cambridgeshire.
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  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Bottisham Airfield Museum
  • Object Number: UPL 18061
  • Description: P-51 Mustang E2-H serial no. 42-106811 nicknamed 'Suzy G'; personal aircraft of Capt. Francis Glankler, 375th Fighter Squadron. One of the 'Bottisham...
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Bottisham Airfield Museum
  • Object Number: UPL 18062
  • Description: P-47 Thunderbolt training aircraft, either Richmond or Langley, Virginia, United States, 1943. Museum object reference no. BAM_0134
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Bottisham Airfield Museum
  • Object Number: UPL 18063
  • Description: Col. Murray C. Woodbury, 66th Fighter Wing Commander, awarding a medal to Capt. Wallace B. Frank of the 376th Fighter Squadron, 361st Fighter Group...
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Bottisham Airfield Museum
  • Object Number: UPL 18064
  • Description: Major Jack Stryker (second from the left) and Capt. George Smith (right). Bottisham Airfield, Cambridgeshire, early spring 1944.
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  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Bottisham Airfield Museum
  • Object Number: UPL 18065
  • Description: Major Roy B. Caviness being awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross by Col. Murray Woodbury, 66th Fighter Wing Commander. Caviness has already just...
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Bottisham Airfield Museum
  • Object Number: UPL 18066
  • Description: Probably taken at Bottisham, an engine frame in the foreground. Museum object reference no. BAM_0138
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Bottisham Airfield Museum
  • Object Number: UPL 18067
  • Description: Major Roy B. Caviness, Squadron Commander of the 376th Fighter Squadron, receiving his Air Medal, the first of two awards presented to him that day by...
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Bottisham Airfield Museum
  • Object Number: UPL 18068
  • Description: Baseball game in England, possibly Bottisham or Little Walden. Museum object reference no. BAM_0140
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Bottisham Airfield Museum
  • Object Number: UPL 18069
  • Description: Hadstock or Little Walden, Essex. P-51 Mustang B7-U serial no. 44-15036 of Lt. Jerome Mau, 374th Fighter Squadron. Mau's aircraft is accompanied by...
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Bottisham Airfield Museum
  • Object Number: UPL 18070
  • Description: A medal award ceremony Aug./ Sept.1944, Bottisham. Capt. Richard M. Durbin of the 376th Fighter Squadron being awarded by General Jesse Auton...
  • Media Type: Image
  • Collection Name: Bottisham Airfield Museum
  • Object Number: UPL 18071
  • Description: M/Sgt. Bernie E. Bell, Assistant Engineering Officer of the 376th Fighter Squadron, receiving an award from General Jesse Auton, Commanding General of...