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This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

British and American personnel hold up flags at the 496th Fighter Training Group base in Goxhill. Printed caption on reverse: 'P.H.T GREEN COLLECTION PLACE: Goxhill, DATE: 44.'



  • 496th Fighter Training Group

    496th Fighter Training Group

    Activated as 496th Fighter Training Group on 11 December 1943 at Greencastle by VIII Composite Command. ...


  • Goxhill

    Military site : airfield
    Goxhill opened in June 1941 as an RAF Bomber Command airfield, before being handed over to RAF Fighter Command in December. The Eighth Air Force took ownership in August 1942, and used the airfield, which they quickly dubbed 'Goat Hill' for operational...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:22:25 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection