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Units

  • 381st Bomb Group

    381st Bomb Group

    Group
    The 381st Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Ridgewell, Essex between June 1943 and April 1945. The Group was awarded two Distinguished Unit Citations, the first for bombing shipyards at Bremen, whilst under heavy attack, on 8 October 1943 and...

  • 533rd Bomb Squadron

People

  • Ugo Lancia

    Military | Technical Sergeant | Radio Operator
    Assigned to 533BS, 381BG, 8AF USAAF. Martin Shenk crew. ETD Awards: WWII Victory, EAME.

Locations

  • Ridgewell

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1941-42 as an RAF bomber station, Ridgewell operated as a satellite to RAF Stradishall until May 1943. It had three concrete runways, initially 36 pan hardstandings, and two dispersed T2 hangars. Taken over by the Eighth Air Force in June...

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Date Contributor Update
11 June 2021 21:26:07 acbernstein1 Created entry with unit associations, person associations and place associations
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