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Bomb groups and airfields

Bomb groups and airfields

44th Bombardment Group at Shipdham

  • The first USAAF group equipped with the B-24 aircraft

93rd Bombardment Group at Hardwick

  • The group who flew more bomb missions than any other in the Eighth Air Force

389th Bombardment Group at Hethel

  • Information about the Sky Scorpions and their wartime base

392nd Bombardment Group at Wendling

  • The group based at the most northerly Eighth Air Force heavy bomber airfield

445th Bombardment Group at Tibenham

  • The group who suffered the highest losses on a single mission

446th Bombardment Group at Bungay

  • The group that led the Second Air Division missions on D-Day

448th Bombardment Group at Seething

  • The group who started missions on the very day they arrived in Norfolk

453rd Bombardment Group at Old Buckenham

  • The group where Jimmy Stewart served as group executive officer

458th Bombardment Group at Horsham St Faith

  • Details of the group and their base, which became Norwich Airport

466th Bombardment Group at Attlebridge

  • The group who flew the longest first mission of any in the Eighth Air Force

467th Bombardment Group at Rackheath

  • The home of the famous B-24 Liberator, Witchcraft

489th Bombardment Group at Halesworth

  • A group which carried out missions in the run-up to D-Day

491st Bombardment Group at Metfield

  • The group who were later based at North Pickenham

492nd Bombardment Group at North Pickenham

  • The group which suffered heavy losses in its 89 days in Norfolk

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