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IWM catalogue record

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

Major Fred Stugard, a navigator of the 398th Bomb Group, attempts to take a photograph at the 8th Air Force Accomodation at Daws Hill. Written on slide casing: 'Major Fred Stugard ex navigator 1944.'

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Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 398th Bomb Group

    398th Bomb Group

    Group
    The 398th Bomb Group flew B-17 Flying Fortresses from Nuthampstead, Hertfordshire on strategic bombing raids over Germany. The Group switched focus in the days before D-Day, when they targeted enemy positions on the Cherbourg peninsula. When the Allies...

Locations

  • High Wycombe

    Military site : non-airfield
    High Wycome known as Daws Hill was the Headquarters of Eighth Air Force Bomber Command (Pinetree). Situated on land and in a house formerly occupied by Wycombe Abbey School and restored to them by the US on 9 May 1946. ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:35:39 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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