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Video record of the memorials to the 96th Bombardment Group (H) at Snetterton Heath airfield (Station 138). Includes two memorials: at the airfield itself and the stained glass window at Quiddenham church, using recent video and stills.

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Units

  • 3rd Air Division

    3rd Air Division

    Division
    In December 1944, the 3rd Bomb Division was redesginated the 3rd Air Division.

  • 96th Bomb Group

    96th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 96th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses to targets across occupied Europe from May 1943 to April 1945. ...

Locations

  • Snetterton Heath

    Military site : airfield
    Intended to be an RAF bomber base, construction of Snetterton Heath started in Autumn 1942 but continued until mid-1943, because it was extended after allocation as an Eighth Air Force bomber base. It had eventually three concrete runways, 50...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
19 February 2018 17:53:42 Rob in Norwich Changes to collection
Sources

Edited collection name to bring it into line with my other contributions

Date Contributor Update
16 January 2017 12:10:43 Rob in Norwich Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations and place associations
Sources

Video produced by Rob Edwards in January 2017 using video (August 2016) and stills (January 2017) of the airfield memorial, stills of the Quiddenham church stained glass window (July 2014), and copyright-free stills from the web.

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