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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.

The runway at Hardwick airbase, home of the 93rd Bomb Group, photographed in June 1967. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Hardwick the N/S runway, June 1967

Connections

Units

  • 93rd Bomb Group

    93rd Bomb Group

    Group
    93rd Bombardment Group (Heavy) was activated 1-March-1942 at Barksdale Field, Louisiana. On 15-May-1942 the Group moved to Ft. Myers, Florida to continue advanced flight training and also to fly anti-submarine patrols over the Gulf of Mexico; they...

Locations

  • Hardwick

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as an RAF bomber airfield, Hardwick was used first by the 310th Bomb Group, equipped with B-25 Mitchells. In December 1943, the B-24 Liberators of the 93rd Bomb Group moved in, and remained until the end of the war, flying over 330 missions....

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:25:33 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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