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Eighth Air Force base contacts in England

EIGHTH AIR FORCE BASE CONTACTS IN ENGLAND

Eighth Air Force

BG/FG Airfield contacts in England

FIRST AIR DIVISION

http://firstairdivision.webs.com
The official web site for the 1st Air Division Headquarters Heritage Society
UK contact: Jeff Hawley Email: firstadhq@yahoo.co.uk


Airfields & Aviation Memorials by Richard Flagg:

http://www.ukairfields.org.uk/
He titles his work Remembering the past – “Airfields & Aviation Memorials” – researching old airfields and aviation memorials of the UK

91st BG

Bassingbourn Tower

Chris and Amy Murphy

Email: towermuseum.121@btinternet.com

Tel: +44 1763 243 500

website: www.towermuseumbassingbourn.co.uk


92nd Bomb Group

Podington

Gerry Darnell-airfield point of contact

HISTORIAN / ARCHIVIST

92nd Bomb Group

Gregory Alexander

2164 Mease Drive

Branson West, MO 65737

417.272.1426

HISTORIAN / 92nd Bomb Group (UK)

Robert Hutchings

podington.pals@gmail.com


303rd Bomb Group

Molesworth

Robin Beeby

rjbeeby@aol.com

Gary L. Moncur

303rd Bomb Group Historian

“The Molesworth Pilot” Editor

glm@303rdBG.com

4483 Palmer Drive

West Valley City, UT 84120

www.303rdBG.com

Molesworth access

historian Mr. Peter Park at peter.park@jac.eucom.mil


305th Bomb Group

Chelveston

Ian White

305th BGMA UK Contact

IW.305cando@googlemail.com

24 Pipit Rise

Bedford, Bedfordshire

MK41 7JS. England

Ian D. White

Vice President

305th BGMA UK-EU Contact

Group Historian

Hon Life Associate Member


306th BG Airfield Museum
Contact: 306museum@nscmh.fsnet.co.uk
Website: http://www.306bg.co.uk/

Thurleigh

Ralph Franklin

National School Cottage, Mill Hill

Keysoe, Beds MK44 2HP

Telephone 011-44-1234-708715


379th Bomb Group

Kimbolton

Chris Chandler

https://www.facebook.com/chris.chandler.982


381st Bomb Group

Ridgewell

Chris Tennet Historian for the Ridgewell Airfield Commemorative Museum and am always happy to be contact for Ridgewell Airfield/381st Bomb Group

email: chris.tennet@yahoo.co.uk

landline 011+44 1787 375139

Email would be my preferred method of contact,

David Osborne Group Historian parhamairfield@yahoo.co.uk


384th BG Airfield
Grafton Underwood Airfield on the UK Control Towers Website: </spanhttp://www.controltowers.co.uk/G/GraftonUnderw.htm
Offical 384th Contact: Matt Smith matt384nexgen@hotmail.co.uk
Other Contact: Bernard Bigley fortress.b17@btopenworld.com
Other Contact: Guy Muller guys1943dodge@hotmail.com
Other Contact: Nigel Labrum nigel.labrum@btopenworld.com

Matt Smith

matt384nexgen@hotmail.co.uk

10a Main Street

Clopton

Northamptonshire

NN14 3DZ

England


398th Bomb Group

Nuthampsted

Marilyn Gibb Rice and Geoff Rice (398th BGMA President) and her husband are domiciled here in the UK and they take care of all the 398th visitors –

Email: Geoffrice@398th.org

Email: crewpictures@398th.org


401st Bomb Group

Deenthorpe

Paul Bellamy

Email:paulbellamy1939@hotmail.com

Formal UK contact for the 401st Graham Bratley-

grahambratley@hotmail.com


457th Bomb Group

Glatton

Jerry Wright

Glatton Airfield Contact

jwright237@hotmail.co.uk

Tim Newell-Historian

Phone:

From States: 011 44 1487 830450

From UK: 01487 830450

Email: tim.newell@ticali.co.uk


482nd Bomb Group (P)

Alconbury

Paul Bellamy

Email:

paulbellamy1939@hotmail.com

Ray Corby was/is the UK 482BG contact,

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SECOND AIR DIVISION

44th Bomb Group

Shipdham

UK Representative:

Steve Adams

28 Bassingham Road

Norwich, England NR3 2 QT

Phone: 011-44-1603-400221

e-mail: stephenadams2009@btinternet.com


93rd Bomb Group

Hardwick Airfield

Contact

Colon Mann

Lunesdale ,swanton road Dereham Norfolk NR20 4PS

Tel 01362 691819

email colinjmann64@gmail.com

Historian:

Don Morrison

doniac1967@sbcglobal.net

1375 west comet rd

Clinton oh 44216


389th Bomb Group Memorial Exhibition Hethel.

www.hethel389wordpress.com

e.mail: hethel389@hotmail.co.uk

Text Anne

07860580377


392nd Bomb Group

Wendling

Contact: John Gilbert

Email: John@b24.net

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446th BG Norfolk and Suffolk Aviation Museum:
Website: </spanhttp://www.aviationmuseum.net/

448th BG Seething Airfield:
Website: </spanhttp://www.flyseething.talktalk.net//

466th BG Attlebridge: Contact: Paul Hindle Visitor Center at Airfield.

Call 859-314-1936Chris Brassfield

m.me/466historian

489th BG Halesworth Airfield Museum:
Website: </spanhttp://www.halesworthairfieldmuseum.org.uk/museum/

492nd Bomb Group, 801st BS

Harrington Airfield

The Carpetbaggers

Roy Tebbutt enquiries@harringtonmuseum.org.uk

Fred West. Tel 01536 711556

THIRD AIR DIVISION

34th Bomb Group

Mendlesham Airfield Association

E-mail

valortovictorymuseum@hotmail.co.uk

Post

Valor to Victory Museum

Ashlea, Norwich Road

Brockford Street

Stowmarket

Suffolk

IP14 5PE

United Kingdom


94th BG Rougham Tower Museum and Base: Rougham

Contact: Ted Coleman tedcoleman@btinternet.com

Tele: 011+44+9737139

Website: http://www.rougham.org/

Emails: tower@rougham.org

roughamcontroltowermuseum@gmail.com


95th Bomb Group

Horham Airfield Red Feather Club

James Mutton

Email: jamesmutton@suffolkonline.net

Tele: 011 +44+1728860930

Alan Roper

Email: alan@agr.me.uk

Tele:011+44+1379 676623

95th BG Hospital Museum:

Contact: Tony tony@albrow.org

Website: http://www.hexpek.co.uk/95thbghm/index.htm


96th Bomb Group

Snetterton Heath Museum

Geoff Ward-Group Historian & Base contact

Email: gdmh.w33@tiscali.co.uk


100th Bomb Group

Thorpe Abbotts Tower Museum

Ron & Carol Batley

Email: 100bgmm@tiscali.co.uk

Tele: 011 44 1379 740708

Debra Hubbard- Hubbsholland@hotmail.com

011+44+7964073750


385th Bomb Group

Great Ashfield

Ian McLachlan

385th BG Historian

ianm385bg@btopenworld.com


388th BG Museum and Airfield

Knettishall

Contact: Dave Sarson at collection@388th.com

388th Bomb Group Collection

Contact: Hillside Farm, Market Weston, Diss, IP22 2NX,

tele: 011+ 44+1359 221147


390th Bomb Group

Parham Airfield

Tim Brett

The 390th Bomb Group Memorial Air Museum

Parham Airfield Museum

Parham

Framlingham

Suffolk

England

IP13 9AF

Telephone: 011+44+1728 621373 (please email in closed season)

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sian & Tony Francis

Email: sianfrancis@me.com

Email: tony.francis@me.com


447th Bomb Group

Rattlesden

Roger Watts 011-44-144-973-6687

Ernest Osborne 011-44-128-476-2899


452nd Bomb Group

Deopham Green Airfield

Website: http://452ndbombgroupassociation-deophamgreen.org/history/


486th Bomb Group

Sudbury Airfield

&

487th Bomb Group

Lavenham Airfield

Contact The Swan in Lavenham.


490th BG Airfield
Contact: Des Buck </spanDesbuck@aol.com

490th Bomb Group

Eye Airfield

Eric Swain Historian

eric.490thbg@btinternet.com

0208 653 3428

24 Waddington Way

Upper Norwood

London

SE19 3XJ

UK

Base Contacts

Clive Stevens

clive@adveale.com

clivestevens17@yahoo.co.uk

07799476169 mobile

Willow Cottage

Brome

Eye,

Suffolk

IP23 8AL, United Kingdom

Jackie Aling

jackiealing@yahoo.com

01379 871 577

2 Langton Green,

Eye,

Suffolk

IP23 7HL


Fersfield Airfield

Colin Noble,

Willow Bank Farm,

Airfield Road, Fersfield, Norfolk.


493rd Bomb Group

Debach Airfield:

493rd Bomb Group Museum

Grove Farm

Clopton

Woodbridge

Suffolk

IP13 6QS

England

Mobile Tel.011+44+7850 078 432

email: richardfgt@btconnect.com

Website; http://www.493bgdebach.co.uk/contact-us.php


FIGHTER GROUPS

20th Fighter Group

Mike Murray

www.20thfightergroup.com

mikermurray@yahoo.com

07989 503 509

4 Sycamore Close

King’s Cliffe

Northamptonshire

PE8 6WZ

-Can help with King’s Cliff so either 20th Fighter Group,

very early 56th Fighter Group

very overlooked 347th Fighter Squadron, 350th Fighter Group!


56th Fighter Group

Buzz Took – 56th Museum at Halesworth

Nigel Julian- Historian

Email: wolfpack56@btinternet.com

Website: http://www.56thfightergroup.co.uk/


78th Fighter Group

Duxford

Chris Reynolds


55th FG at Nuthamstead

Russ Abbey

Email: shabbyabbey@hotmail.com


352nd Fighter Group

Bodney

Bodney is now a closed base owned by the government and you must get special permission to enter.

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361st Fighter Group

Bottisham airfield

Jason Webb

Email jasonwebb@bottishamairfieldmuseum.org.uk


OTHER IMPORTANT CONTACTS IN UK:

FOTE- Friends of the Eighth

Ron MacKay

email: rafaafb17@sky.com


Imperial War Museum Duxford

Roger Freeman Collection

Roger Freeman photo collection

Project Leader, American Air Museum in Britain

IWM Duxford

Tel: +44 (0)1223 497209

http://www.iwm.org.uk/

http://projects.americanairmuseum.com/

Lucy May Maxwell

Research Officer, American Air Museum

IWM Duxford

01223 497 533

http://www.iwm.org.uk/

http://projects.americanairmuseum.com/


Peter Randall

US 8th Air Force Little Friends Site

www.littlefriends.co.uk

Also hosting the Official Site of the

Fighting Scouts of the 8th Air Force

Email: seldom38uk@yahoo.co.uk


Malcolm Osborn

Loss of the 8th and 9th Air Forces in WW2

email: malcolm.osborn@gmail.com


East Anglia Books

Marilyn Bishop

email: sales@eastangliabooks.com

Proprietor

EAST ANGLIA BOOKS

PO Box 12408

Stansted, Essex

Tel: 44 (0) 1279 813791

Website: www.eastangliabooks.com

m.me/eastangliabooks

Call +44 1279 813791