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Temporary barrack huts at Bottisham Hall Park; 376th Fighter Squadron, 361st Fighter Group.
Museum object reference no. BAM_0205

Connections

Units

  • 361st Fighter Group

    361st Fighter Group

    Group
    The 361st Fighter Group was the last P-47 Thunderbolt Group to join the Eighth Air Force. Between 21 January 1944 and 20 April 1945, the Group flew 441 missions, the majority in an escort role in support of bombers flying over occupied Europe. The...

  • 376th Fighter Squadron

Locations

  • Bottisham

    Military site : airfield
    The P-47 Thunderbolts of the 361st Fighter Group damaged the surfaces of the airfield so much in the first months of flying from Bottisham that American engineers were called in to lay a new runway. In January 1944 they constructed a 1,470-yard-long...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
06 June 2016 11:05:57 Lucy May Changes to unit associations and place associations
Sources

Connected to units and place from info in image caption.

Date Contributor Update
27 October 2015 16:47:34 K Flynn Changes to caption
Sources

Information provided by Bottisham Airfield Museum

Date Contributor Update
15 October 2015 10:37:08 K Flynn Created entry with collection and caption
Sources

Information provided by Bottisham Airfield Museum

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