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B-17 line-up at Thorpes Abbott
On March 6, 1944, over the town of Haseleunne, the Bloody Hundredth was virtually decimated. 'Our Gal Sal,' piloted by Bob Shoens, was the only B-17 to return to Thorpe Abbotts in England.
Mission flown in late 1944 from Thorpes Abbott - 351st Bomb Group.
B-17 landing at Thorpe Abbotts
Thorpe Abbotts Memorial Museum
B-17 Flying Fortress bomber a radio operator & an engineer
beautifully restored Boeing B-17 Flying Fortres
Headquarters sign at Thorpes Abbott.
Ariel view of Thorpes Abbott
Four women on an outing to Folkestone in 1910
The control tower at Thorpes Abbott