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A memorial for the 95th Bomb Group at Horham. Image by Roland E "Lefty" Nairn of the 95th Bomb Group. Handwritten on reverse: '19 Sept 81. 95th BG Memorial Dedication, Horham, Eng.'



  • 95th Bomb Group

    95th Bomb Group

    The 95th Bomb Group was the only Eighth Air Force Group to be awarded three Distinguished Unit Citations. The first, shared by all four Bomb Wing Groups, was for the bombing of an aircraft factory under intense enemy fire at Regensburg on 17 August...


  • Roland Nairn

    Military | Staff Sergeant | Togglier
    Assigned to 336BS, 95BG, 8AF USAAF. Staff Sergeant Roland Nairn flew as a togglier in B-17 bomber crews of the 95th Bomb Group. The job of the togglier was to arm and release the bombs over the intended target on each mission. ...


  • Horham

    Military site : airfield
    Horham airfield was planned and built for RAF use, but handed over to the Eighth Air Force and used initially by the 47th Bomb Group. When they joined the Twelfth Air Force in January 1943, it became home to the B-26 Marauders of the 323rd Bomb Group....


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:28:00 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection