TG2813 : 467th Bombardment Group memorial stone

taken 3 years ago, near to Rackheath, Norfolk, Great Britain

467th Bombardment Group memorial stone
467th Bombardment Group memorial stone
The memorial is dedicated to the 467th Bombardment Group of USAAF which was stationed at RAF Rackheath when it was an active airfield during WW2. It is situated at Liberator Close, on the Rackheath Industrial Estate which occupies the area of the former Technical site. For a wider view of this location see > LinkExternal link.
RAF Rackheath (USAAF Station 145)
Rackheath aerodrome was built by John Laing & Son Ltd on the estate of Sir Edward Stracy of Rackheath Hall. Built to the specifications of a Class-A heavy bomber airfield it was used by the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF). The station opened in March 1944 and was designated USAAF Station 145. The station became the home of the 467th Bombardment Group (Heavy), the third group in the 96th Combat Wing, Second Bombardment Division (later Air Division) of the Eighth Air Force of the United States Strategic Air Forces in Europe (USSTAF). See also: LinkExternal link

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Date Taken
Friday, 29 August, 2014   (more nearby)
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Friday, 29 August, 2014
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Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2830 1396 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:40.5130N 1:22.5333E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2830 1396
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