Toggle mobile menu visibility

445th Bombardment Group at Tibenham


There are several good histories of the 445th Bomb Group available for use in the American Library.

Among those histories are:

  • Joseph P O'Donnell: Four Forty Fifth Bomb Group 
  • Rudolph J Birsic: History of the 445th BG (also supplement)
  • Michael Simpson and Deborah Paylark Simpson: Rudolph J Birsic's The history of the 445th Bombardment Group (Heavy) Revised edition (2010)
  • Peter Bodle and Paul Thrower: The 445th Bomb Group in Norfolk: A Pictorial History

Information about the individual bases comes from from George H Fox's 8th Air Force Remembered: An illustrated guide to the memorials, memorabilia and main airfields of the US 8th Air Force in England in WW2 (London: ISO Publications, 1991)

For more on the history of the airfield, see:

  • Martin Bowman: Bomber Bases of WW2: 2nd Air Division 8th Air Force USAAF 1942-45
  • Michael Bowyer: Action Stations Revisited: No 1 Eastern England
  • Ken Delve: The Military Airfields of Britain: East Anglia (Norfolk and Suffolk)
  • Roger Freeman: Airfields of the Eighth Then and Now

If you're interested in any of these books you can find and reserve them at the Norfolk Online Catalogue.