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B-17 line-up at Thorpes Abbott
Headquarters sign at Thorpes Abbott.
The control tower at Thorpes Abbott
Ariel view of Thorpes Abbott
Mission flown in late 1944 from Thorpes Abbott - 351st Bomb Group.
B-17 landing at Thorpe Abbotts
Thorpe Abbotts scenes from record cold winter of 1944. This was the aircraft the Bazin crew was flying on 4/10/1945 when they were shot down on the Magdeburg mission. My dad (Robert Patterson) was the radar man on this crew when it was shot down.
A famous image of the bombing of London, a Heinkel III bomber over the Thames, taken from another German bomber at 6.48pm on the 7th September 1940