TG2812 : 467th Bomb Group memorial plaque

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

467th Bomb Group memorial plaque
467th Bomb Group memorial plaque
The plaque is located at the foot of the village sign > LinkExternal link in Salhouse Road. It was dedicated in 1983. See also > 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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Thursday, 9 June, 2016   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 9 June, 2016
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OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2855 1260 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:39.7744N 1:22.6983E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2856 1258
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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