401st BG USAAF MEMORIAL

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Reference WMO224971

Address:

Oundle Road

Upper Benefield

England

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Status: On original site
Type: Freestanding
Location: External
Setting: Roadside
Description: Other monument
Materials:
  • Stone Marble
Lettering: Incised
Conflicts:
  • Second World War (1939-1945)
About the memorial: Engraved Marble Memorial
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TO REMEMBER / THE 401st BOMBARDMENT GROUP H / 8th UNITED STATES ARMY AIR FORCE / STATION 128 - DEENETHORPE / OCTOBER 1943 - JUNE 1945 / 612th SQUADRON 613th SQUADRON / 614th SQUADRON 615th SQUADRON / FROM THIS AIRFIELD THE GALLANT MEN OF THE 401st FLEW 254 COMBAT MISSIONS / OVER GERMANY AND OCCUPIED EUROPE IN STURDY B-17 AIRCRAFT / THE GROUP WAS AWARDED TWO DISTINGUISHED UNIT CITATIONS AND HAD THE BEST BOMBING / ACCURACY RECORD AND THE SECOND LOWEST LOSS RATIO AMONG B-17 GROUPS IN THE 8th AIR FORCE / THE BEST DAMNED OUTFIT IN THE USAAF / DEDICATED SEPTEMBER 1989 / 401st BOMBARDMENT GROUP ASSOCIATION

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