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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
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
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
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
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