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Video of the memorials to the service and sacrifice of the USAAF 401st BG(H) based at Deenethorpe, station 128. The video covers two locations: the roadside memorial adjacent to the site of the airfield, and the local church in the village of Weldon.




  • 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
09 June 2018 13:19:42 Rob in Norwich Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and place associations

Video published on YouTube June 2018, produced by Rob Edwards from photos and video taken in April 2018.