458th Bombardment Group at Horsham St Faith
Bibliography and website
There are several good histories of the 458th Bomb Group available for use in the Second Air Division Memorial Library.
Among those histories are:
- Peter Bodle and Mike Bailey: The 458th Bomb Group in Norfolk: A Pictorial History
- Ron Mackay, Mike Bailey and Darin Scorza: Liberators over Norwich: The 458th Bomb Group (H), 8th USAAF at Horsham St Faith 1944-45
- George A Reynolds: The 458th Bombardment Group (Heavy)
- George A Reynolds: The 458th Bombardment Group (Heavy) IV
- George A Reynolds: Folded Wings of the 458th Bombardment Group
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
You can also visit the 458th Bombardment Group (H) website for more information.
The site includes a list of personnel as well as information about missions, aircraft, etc.