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Personnel of the 96th Bomb Group with an anti-aircraft gun, at Snetterton Heath? Probably not Snetterton as Snetterton did not have two hangers next to each other as in the photo.

IWM catalogue record

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

Personnel of the 96th Bomb Group with an anti-aircraft gun.



  • 96th Bomb Group

    96th Bomb Group

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


  • 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...


Date Contributor Update
02 May 2021 15:06:43 mattoldred Changes to caption

After looking at the Aerial Photos and the site plan available on this website, it seems that the two hangers in the photo are not at Snetterton Heath.

Date Contributor Update
29 January 2018 12:37:53 Lucy May Changes to caption and place associations

Added airfield where it is likely this photo was taken.

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:26:45 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection