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This Eighth Air Force insignia was found on a wooden partition in a wartime Nissen hut near Ketteringham.
It was presented to the Headquarters staff of the 2nd Air Division USAAF on their reunion visit to Ketteringham on 29 July 1990.
Three American Red Oaks were planted in the churchyard at Ketteringham St. Peter to commemorate the 43rd conventionof the 2nd Air Division Association.

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  • Asa Duncan

    Military | Brigadier General | 8th Air Force Chief of Staff
    En route to Maison Blanche, via Gibraltar on 17 November 1942, with Clark Garber, Co-pilot: Josh Kaplan, Navigator: John Roysden, Bombardier: Les Birleson*, Flight engineer/top turret gunner: Welcome Talbot, Radio Operator: Paul Padgett, Ball turret...

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  • Ketteringham Hall

    Military site : non-airfield
    300-400 US servicemen were housed in Nissen huts built in what is now woodland next to the Hall. At one time home to Team Lotus (Formula 1); currently privately owned with a memorial in the grounds.

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15 February 2015 10:16:45 apollo11 Created entry with caption, unit associations and place associations
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