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Glatton Today And The English Connection

“The Fireball Outfit” Glatton Today And The English Connection By George Pobgee English Historian 748th Squadron 749th Squadron 750th Squadron 751st Squadron Points of Interest in and around Conington Conington Village, Home of Glatton Airbase, is located just off the B1043 between junction 16 and junction 15 of the A1(M) just south of Peterborough. The […]
Duane Zemper

Duane Zemper Photo Collection

  DUANE ZEMPER PHOTO COLLECTION Duane Zemper was, just like Bill Mach, a Photo Officer at Glatton. Flying missions and taking photos of bombed targets. After a mission he and his staff had to develop the photos and take them to the generals to see if a mission was successful or not. Every day for two years […]
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457th interviews

  The 457th Bomb Group Interviews On Sunday May 30th 2004, at the corner of Conington Lane, a service was held for the dedication of the 457th Bomb Group Memorial. This dedication and the Glatton reunion were filmed by mister John Walker. Also many 457th Bomb Group members that attended the 2004 Glatton reunion were […]
William Mach June 1944

Bill Mach Photo Collection

BILL MACH PHOTO COLLECTION Bill Mach was, just like Duane Zemper, a Photo Officer at Glatton. Flying missions and taking photos of bombed targets. After a mission he and his staff had to develop the photos and take them to the generals to see if a mission was successful or not. Every day for two years […]
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Willard F. King Photo Collection

  WILLARD F. KING PHOTO COLLECTION Mister Dean Faraday send us some very beautiful photos of his father in law Willard F. King. We do not know a lot about Cpl. Willard F. King. He was a radio operator or mechanic at Glatton during February 1st 1944 to June 24th 1945. Mister Willard King died in […]
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Roger Freeman Photo collection

  ROGER FREEMAN PHOTO COLLECTION We would like to thank the Imperial War Museum in Duxford, UK for letting us use these beautiful photos from the Roger Freeman collection. The Imperial War Museum acquired the collection in 2012 and consists of approximately 15,000 prints and slides assembled by Roger Freeman who was the approved historian of […]

457th Bomb Group Photo Collection I

  457th BOMB GROUP PHOTO COLLECTION   Here are 197 photos of the 457th Bomb Group. Many of the photos have information, others don’t. Some of them you might have seen already and others are unknown/new. Most of the photo come from the ‘National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force’, Savannah Georgia. If you […]