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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.

A-20C Havocs of the 496th Fighter Training Group fly low over Goxhill , 1944. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Goxhill - '44 - Douglas A20C.' On reverse: P.H.T. Green Collection [Stamp].

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Units

  • 496th Fighter Training Group

    496th Fighter Training Group

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

Locations

  • 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...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:01 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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