44th Bombardment Group at Shipdham
Bibliography and website
There are several good histories of the 44th Bomb Group available for use in the Second Air Division Memorial Library.
Among those histories are:
- Turner Publishing: 44th Bomb Group: The Flying Eightballs
- Ron Mackay: The 44th Bomb Group in World War II: The 'Flying Eightballs' over Europe
- Will Lundy: 44th Bomb Group Roll of Honor and Casualties
For more on the history of the airfield, see:
- Martin Bowman: Bomber Bases of WW2: 2nd Air Division 8th Air Force USAAF 1942-1945
- Michael Bowyer: Action Stations Revisited: the complete history of Britain's military airfields Volume 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 the history of the 44th Bomb Group, you may find their website useful.