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Items belonging to Curley, an airman of the 344th Bomb Group outside a Nissen Hut at Stansted-Mountfitchet, his fellow airmen had decided to move his belongings out after an argument. Image by Jack K Havener, 344th Bomb Group.. Associated caption: 'Curley moved out of hut #10 after an argument. We moved him out bag and baggage while he was at mess and he came back to this scene. He never did move back but we still remained friends. Go figure? Sept 1944.'
Military | First Lieutenant | Pilot
Jack K Havener (1920–2011) flew B-26 Marauders with the 344th Bomb Group. He completed 68 combat missions in the medium bombers, many of them from Stansted. Among the medals awarded to Havener was the Distinguished Flying Cross – given to an American...
Military site : airfield
Today, Stansted is one of the busiest airports in Britain. During the Second World War, instead of airliners delivering passengers, Stansted Moutfitchet’s aircrews in their B-26 Marauders attacked Nazi targets, paving the way for D-Day and the...
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IWM, Roger Freeman Collection