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very good place to visit & peaceful the church as a window with a b 17 bomber that was used from... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2019
Steve G
If you doubt European Gratitude go!

I have a relative in Grafton Underwood and make a pilgrimage here every time I visit. Volunteers... read more

Reviewed December 19, 2018
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Geddington Road , Grafton Underwood, Kettering NN16 8SL, England
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Reviewed June 26, 2019

A small well appointed monument situated around halfway along the Geddington Road near the delightful village of Grafton - name tells you what it is - worth viewing if passing

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed June 6, 2019

very good place to visit & peaceful the church as a window with a b 17 bomber that was used from the air field.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Steve G
Reviewed December 19, 2018 via mobile

I have a relative in Grafton Underwood and make a pilgrimage here every time I visit. Volunteers keep it in good condition. I once spoke to a volunteer who had brought his own tools to tend to the landscaping. He said he did it “Because...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed May 24, 2018

Easy to find on the main road. G Underwood was the first bomber base in UK to take the Eighth Air Force ( 1942). This memorial is dedicated to the second wave to occupy the base (384th BG) from 43-45 and, movingly, to the 1500...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank MichaelT996
Reviewed October 11, 2017

Yhis elegant memorial is beautifully maintained in memory of those who served here in WW2. From this airfield and two others in the district the first American heavy bomber raid on occupied Europe took place. Now the airfield has gone except for narrow concrete road...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Skybolt
Reviewed August 8, 2017

Easy to access little known memorial but the same sentiment as at other larger sites. Glad that it is available.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Linda U
Reviewed August 2, 2017

Well worth a visit,i used play there when most of the airdrome was there.Alas there is not much left of it now,just the odd pill boxes and air raid shelters.If you go into the there you can see a large stained window,showing the bombers that...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Tony M
Reviewed August 1, 2017

Situated in the quiet countryside of Northamptonshire, this fitting memorial is a poignant reminder of those who served with the US Air Force in World War 2. Close by in the Parish Church of Grafton Underwood is a memorial window dedicated to the USAF that...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank 541anon
Reviewed November 18, 2016

Lovely memorial dedicated to the USAF men and women who gave up their lives in the war. Makes you think hard when visiting and appreciate your precious life.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank NorthernSouly
Reviewed November 11, 2016

This station, so its says staged the first and last 8th Airforce bombing raids of WW2. The memorial is of a nice design and one can sit and take in the very pretty countryside, its good.

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Clive E
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it is the vane arms in sudborough near brigstock
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