The 492nd Bomb Group were assigned to the 8th Air Force in April 1944. They flew 60 missions over occupied Europe from 11 May 1944 until 7 August 1944. ...
Military | Second Lieutenant | Navigator
Killed in crash of B24 42-95160
Crashed 4 June 1944, Garvestone, Norfolk. Crew was killed, as well as 2 firefighters who died when a bomb exploded.
Military site : airfield
Built comparatively late during 1943-44 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, North Pickenham was rather cramped as an airfield site so the main runway was shorter than typical. It had three concrete runways, 50 loop hardstandings and two dispersed T2...
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