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Michael Guyton

Military

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Units served with

  • 401st Bomb Group

    401st Bomb Group

    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...

Associated Place

  • 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...

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12 July 2017 10:08:38 general ira snapsorter Created entry with surname, firstname, nationality, highest rank, role, unit associations, place associations and media associations
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- An original copy of the 401st Bomb Group unit history in IWM’s Roger Freeman Collection, printed in 1946;

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