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1945 (© USAAF via 392nd Bomb Group www.b24.net)
RAF Wendling airfield
Airfield Today:
Agriculture
Tower Type:
Not known
Tower:
Demolished
Other Buildings:
None
History:
08/43 to 06/45, 576th, 577th, 578th and 579th Bombardment Squadrons of the 392nd Bombardment Group (H) with B-24 Liberators. First mission 09/09/43, last mission 25/04/45, flew 285 missions losing 127 aircraft in action along with another 57 in accidents, etc. 24/02/44, Awarded Distinguished Unit Citation for the Gotha mission.
06/45 to 11/61, Used by RAF Maintenance Command as a standby airfield.
06/60 to 04/64, USAF radio station.
RAF Wendling airfield - 392nd Bomb Group -
1945 (© USAAF via Ian Warren)
RAF Wendling airfield - 392nd Bombbardment Group (H) -
Airfield:
Operational Bomber
Opened:
/1943
Closed:
11/1964
ID Code:
WU
USAAF Station:
118
Runways:
3x - concrete, tarmac
Hangars:
2x - T2
County:
Norfolk
Location:
4 miles NW of East Dereham
OS Ref:
TF924151
Links:
www.b24.net
©:
Photographs © copyright as stated
RAF Wendling - 392nd Bomb Group -
392nd Bomb Group mural at Wendling (© via Steve Ward)
1944 (© 392nd Bomb Group, USAAF via Steve Ward)
RAF Wendling airfield - 392nd Bomb Group -
RAF Wendling USAAF 392 BG airfield & control tower = www.controltowers.co.uk © robert truman 2002 Wendling - 392nd Bomb Grtoup -