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The Control Tower of the 392nd Bomb Group at Wendling. Handwritten caption on reverse: '392BG ex Burtner.' This is probably Clair Burtner, ground crew at Wendling.

IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

The Control Tower of the 392nd Bomb Group at Wendling. Handwritten caption on reverse: '392BG ex Burtner.'

Connections

Units

  • 392nd Bomb Group

    392nd Bomb Group

    Group
    The 392nd Bomb Group flew B-24 Liberators out of Wendling, Norfolk from August 1943 until April 1945. They were the first Group allocated B-24H Liberators, the first B-24 series fitted with a nose turret on the production line. The adaptation increased...

People

  • Clair Burtner

    Military | Captain | Group Armament Officer
    Gp Armament Officer

Locations

  • Wendling

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Wendling was home to the 392nd Bomb Group from 1943 to 1945. Built in 1942, it was originally planned to be an RAF Bomber Command airfield. Improvement and expansion works were carried out in 1942 and 1943 prior to the arrival of the 392nd and...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
10 October 2014 14:04:04 Jenny Changes to caption and person associations
Sources

Link to Clair Burtner added following information supplied by Annette Tison of the 392nd BG Association

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:26:33 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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