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Shipdham

AviationPosted by Peter Smith Sun, December 24, 2017 18:00:28

Shipdham, in Norfolk, was home primarily to the 44th Bombardment Group (heavy) and hosted B-24 Liberators from October 1942 until 1945 which was longer than any other USAAF UK base. The airfield remains active as an unlicensed field so I didn't go for a wander but I did seek out the memorials at All Saints Church and at the chapel at Shipdham cemetery. The latter has been relocated after previously being affixed to the disused control tower.



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Posted by G Sun, December 24, 2017 21:43:31

At least they are still remembered. Very nice.