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34 BG Close

Location: RAF Mendlesham near Stowmarket, Suffolk, England
Aircraft: B-24
Type during war: Training Wing
Squadrons: 4th, 7th, 18th, and 391st
Engagements: WWII European Campaign
Motto: Valor to Victory
Active: November 20, 1940-present
Current commander: Brig. Gen. Richard M. Clark
Noteable commanders: Patrick K. Gamble; Susan Y. Desjardins

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44 BG Close

Location: RAF Shipdham in Norfolk, England
Aircraft: B-24
Type during war: Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Engagements: Battle of the Bulge, Big Week
Squadrons: 66th, 67th, 68th, 14th, and 506th
Active: January 15, 1941-present
Noteable commanders: Colonel Leon W. Johnson
Website: 8thairforce.com/44thbg/

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91 BG Close

Based at: RAF Bassingbourn near Royston, Hertfordshire, England
Aircraft: B-17
Type during war: Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Squadrons: 322nd, 323rd, 324th, and 401st
Engagements: Hamm, Mar. 4, 43; Schweinfurt, Aug. 17, 43;
Duc: Oschersleben, Jan. 11, 44; 340 missions
Nickname: “The Ragged Irregulars” or “Wray’s Ragged Irregulars”
Active: April 14, 1942-present
Noteable commanders: Colonel Stanley T. Wray
Website: 91stbombgroup.com

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92 D BG Close

Location: RAF Podington near Wellingborough, Bedfordshire, England
Aircraft: B-17
Type during war: Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Squadrons: 325th, 326th, 327th, and 407th
Engagements: WWII European Campaign
Motto: Higher, Stronger, Faster
Nickname: Blaze
Active: 1942-1946; 1946-1952; 1991-present
Website: 92ndma.org

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93 BG Close

Based at: RAF Hardwick, Bungay, Norfolk, England
Aircraft: B-24
Type during war: Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Engagements: WWII European Campaign
Squadrons: 328th, 329th, 330th, and 409th
Active: 1942-1952; 1991-1995; 1996-2002

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94 BG Close

Based at: RAF Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Aircraft: B-17
Type during war: Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Squadrons: 331st, 332nd, 333rd, and 410th
Engagements: WWII European Campaign
Active: 1943-1945; 1947-1951; 1952-1959; 1992-present

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95 BG Close

Based at: RAF Harham near Marham, Norfolk, East Anglia, England
Aircraft: B-17
Type during war: Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Engagements: WWII European Campaign
Squadrons: 334th, 335th, 336th, and 412th
Active: January 28, 1942-present
Current commander: Colonel Gregory E. Schwab
Noteable commanders: John K. Gerhart

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96 BG Close

Based at: RAF Snetterton Heath near Attleborough, Norfolk, England
Aircraft: B-17
Type during war: Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Engagements: WWII European Campaign
Squadrons: 337th, 338th, 339th, and 413th
Active: 1942-present
Noteable commanders: George Lee Butler; Merlyn Hans Dethlefsen

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100 BG Close

Based at: RAF Thorpe Abbots near Diss, Norfolk, England
Aircraft: B-17
Type during war: Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Engagements: WWII European Campaign
Squadrons: 349th, 350th, 351st, and 418th
Motto: Peace through Strength
Nickname: “Bloody 100th”
Active: January 28, 1942-present
Current commander: Colonel Eden Murrie
Website: 100thbg.com

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303 BG Close

Based at: RAF Molesworth near Molesworth, Cambridgeshire, England
Aircraft: B-17
Type during war: Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Engagements: WWII European Campaign
Squadrons: 358th, 359th, 360th, and 427th
Motto: Might in Flight
Nickname: “Hell’s Angels”
Active: 1942-1945; 1947-1948; 1951-1952
Website: 303rdbg.com

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305 BG Close

Based at: RAF Chelveston near Chelveston, Northamptonshire, England
Aircraft: B-17
Type during war: Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Engagements: WWII European Campaign
Squadrons: 364th, 365th, 366th, and 422nd
Motto: Can Do!
Active: 1942-1946; 1947-1948; 1950-1952; 1991-1993; 1994-present
Noteable commanders: Colonel Curtis LeMay
Website: 305thbombgroup.com

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306 BG Close

Based at: RAF Thurleigh near Bedford, England
Aircraft: B-17
Type during war: Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Engagements: WWII European Campaign
Motto: Abundance of Strength
Squadrons: 367th, 368th, 369th, and 423rd
Active: March 1, 1942-present
Noteable commanders: Colonel Frank A. Armstrong
Website: 306bg.co.uk and 306bg.org

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351 BG Close

Based at: RAF Polebrook near Oundle, Northamptonshire, England
Aircraft: B-17
Type during war: Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Engagements: WWII European Campaign
Squadrons: 508th, 509th, 510th, and 511th
Active: 1942-1945; 1947-1949; 1991-1995

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379 BG Close

Based at: RAF Kimbolton near Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, England
Aircraft: B-17
Type during war: Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Engagements: WWII European Campaign
Motto: Potestas Accuratioque
Squadrons: 524th, 525th, 526th, and 527th
Active: 1942-1945; 2003-present

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381 BG Close

Based at: RAF Ridgewell near Halsted, Essex, England
Aircraft: B-17
Type during war: Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Engagements: WWII European Campaign
Motto: Triumphant We Fly
Squadrons: 532nd, 533rd, 534th, and 535th
Active: 1942-1945; 1962-1986; 1993-present
Noteable commanders: Joseph J. Nazzaro

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384 BG Close

Based at: RAF Grafton Underwood near Kettering, Northamptonshire, England
Aircraft: B-17
Type during war: Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Engagements: WWII European Campaign
Motto: Keep the Show on the Road
Squadrons: 544th, 545th, 546th, and 547th
Active: 1942-1946; 1947-1949; 1991-1994; 2003
Website: 384thbombgroup.com

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385 BG Close

Based at: RAF Great Ashfield near, Great Ashfield, Suffolk, England
Aircraft: B-17
Type during war: Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Engagements: WWII European Campaign
Motto: Ales Victoria (Presage Victory)
Nickname: “Van’s Valiants”
Squadrons: 548th, 549th, 550th, and 551st
Active: 1943-1945; 1962-1964; 2002-undetermined
Website: 385bg.com

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388 BG Close

Based at: RAF Knettishall near Thetford, Suffolk, England
Aircraft: B-17
Type during war: Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Engagements: WWII European Campaign
Motto: Fortress for Freedom
Squadrons: 560th, 561st, 562nd, and 563rd
Active: 1942-1945; 1953-1957; 1991-present
Website: 388thbg.org

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389 BG Close

Based at: RAF Hethel near Norwich, Norfolk, England
Aircraft: B-24
Type during war: Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Engagements: WWII European Campaign
Squadrons: 564th, 565th, 566th, 567th
Active: 1942-1945; 1961-1965
Website: 389thbg.net

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390 BG Close

Based at: RAF Framlingham near Framlingham, Suffolk, England
Aircraft: B-17
Type during war: Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Engagements: WWII European Campaign
Motto: Sur Le Nez (On the Nose)
Active: 1943-1945; 1962-1984
Website: 390th.org

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392 BG Close

Based at: RAF Wendling near East Dereham, Norfolk, England
Aircraft: B-24
Squadrons: 576th, 577th, 578th, and 579th
Type during war: Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Engagements: WWII European Campaign

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398 BG Close

Based at: RAF Nuthampstead near Hertfordshire, Essex, England
Aircraft: B-17
Type during war: Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Engagements: WWII European Campaign
Squadrons: 600th, 601st, 602nd, and 603rd
Active: 1943-1945; 2003-2008

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401 BG Close

Based at: RAF Deenethorpe in Northamptonshire, England
Aircraft: B-17
Type during war: Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Engagements: WWII European Campaign
Squadrons: 612th, 613th, 614th, and 615th
Active: 1943-1945; 1947-1951; 1954-1957; 1991-1994; 2001-2003

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445 BG Close

Based at: RAF Tibenham near Norwich, Norfolk, England
Aircraft: B-24
Type during war: Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Engagements: WWII European Campaign
Squadrons: 700th, 701st, 702nd, 703rd
Active: 1943-1945; 1947-1949; 1952-1958; 1992-1994; 1994-present

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446 BG Close

Based at: RAF Bungay near Bungay, Suffolk, England
Aircraft: B-24
Type during war: Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Engagements: WWII European Campaign
Motto: Voler Venger Vaincre (Fly Avenge Vanquish)
Active: 1943-1945; 1948-1951; 1955-1959; 1992-present

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447 BG Close

Based at: RAF Rattlesden near Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, England
Aircraft: B-17
Type during war: Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Engagements: WWII European Campaign

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448 BG Close

Based at: RAF Seething near Norwich, Norfolk, England
Aircraft: B-24
Type during war: Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Engagements: WWII European Campaign

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452 BG Close

Based at: RAF Deopham Green near Attleborough, Norfolk, England
Aircraft: B-17
Type during war: Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Engagements: WWII European Campaign
Motto: Labor ad Futurum
Active: 1943-1945; 1947-1952; 1952-1959; 1992-present
Website: afhra.af.mil/factsheets/factsheet.asp?id=10027

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453 BG Close

Based at: RAF Old Buckenham near Attleborough, Norfolk, England
Aircraft: B-17
Type during war: Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Engagements: WWII European Campaign
Motto: “Attack and Destroy”
Squadrons: 732nd, 733rd, 734th, and 735th
Active: 1943-1945; 1992-1993

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457 BG Close

Based at: RAF Glatton near Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, England
Aircraft: B-17
Type during war: Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Engagements: WWII European Campaign
Motto: Fait Accompli (Deed Accomplished)
Squadrons: 748th, 749th, 750th, 751st
Active: 1943-1945; 1993-1994; 2003
Website: 457thbombgroupassoc.org

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458 BG Close

Based at: RAF Horsham St. Faith near Norwich, Norfolk, England
Aircraft: B-24
Type during war: Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Engagements: WWII European Campaign
Squadrons: 752nd, 753rd, 754th, and 755th
Active: 1943-1945; 1992-1995; 2002
Website: 458bg.com

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466 BG Close

Based at: RAF Attlebridge near Norwich, Norfolk, England
Aircraft: B-24
Type during war: Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Engagements: WWII European Campaign
Nickname: “The Flying Deck”
Squadrons: 784th, 785th, 786th, and 787th
Active: March 1944-July 1945
Website: mighty8thaf.preller.us/php/1Unit.php?Unitkey=466

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467 BG Close

Based at: RAF Rackheath near Norwich, Norfolk, England
Aircraft: B-24
Type during war: Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Engagements: WWII European Campaign
Squadrons: 788th, 789th, 790th, and 791st
Active: May 1943-1944
Website: 467bg.com

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486 BG Close

Based at: RAF Sudbury near Sudbury, Suffolk, England
Aircraft: B-24
Type during war: Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Engagements: WWII European Campaign
Active: 1943-1945
Website: usaaf.com/8thaf/bomber/486bg.HTM

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487 BG Close

Based at: RAF Lavenham near Alpheton, Suffolk, England
Aircraft: B-24
Type during war: Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Engagements: WWII European Campaign
Nickname: “The Gentlemen from Hell”
Website: 487thbg.org

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489 BG Close

Based at: RAF Halesworth near Southwold, Suffolk, England
Aircraft: B-24
Type during war: Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Engagements: WWII European Campaign
Active: 1943-1945
Website: 489th-bomb-group-museum.org

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490 BG Close

Based at: RAF Eye near Stowmarket, Suffolk, England
Aircraft: B-24
Type during war: Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Engagements: WWII European Campaign
Website: 8thafhs.org/bomber/490bg.html

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491 BG Close

Based at: RAF Metfield in Metfield, Suffolk, England
Aircraft: B-24
Type during war: Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Engagements: WWII European Campaign
Nickname: “Ringmasters”
Website: 491st.org

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492 BG Close

Based at: RAF North Pickenham near North Pickenham, Norfolk, England
Aircraft: B-24
Type during war: Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Engagements: WWII European Campaign
Nickname: “The Hard Luck Group”
Website: 492ndbombgroup.com/cgi-bin/pagepilot.cgi?page=492home

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493 BG Close

Based at: RAF Debach near Woodbridge, Suffolk, England
Aircraft: B-24
Type during war: Bombardment Group (Heavy)
Engagements: WWII European Campaign
Nickname: “Helton’s Hellcats”
Website: 493bgdebach.co.uk

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