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T/Sgt. Lawrence E. Williams, ETT 613 Sq. Lt. Nelson B-17 Crew, Deenethorpe UK, from Queens, NY.



  • 401st Bomb Group

    401st Bomb Group

    The 401st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Deenethorpe, Northamptonshire, from November 1943 to June 1945. Starting their missions at that time meant the focus was very much on the coming invasion attempt of France planned for the following...

  • 613th Bomb Squadron


  • Lawrence Williams

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Flight Engineer / Top Turret Gunner
    Killed in Action (KIA) Shot down by Flak over the target Politz in B-17 'IN-C' #42-31081 'Son of a Blitz'



  • Deenethorpe

    Military site : airfield
    Deenethorpe was a base purpose-built for American heavy bombers, with the Class A regulation 2,000 and 1,400-yard runways. All the buildings on site,such as the accommodation and administrative blocks, were temporary. In December 1943, several local...


Date Contributor Update
26 July 2017 00:47:34 Win Bryson Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, place associations and aircraft associations

401st Bomb Group Individual PR photo, this copy from the Oct. 24, 1944 Long Island Daily Press NY.