388th Bomb Group (H) Memorial - RAF Knettishall

This memorial commemorates the American men of the 388th Heavy Bombardment Group, who have been stationed here during World War II.

Text on the monument:

UNITED STATES ARMY AIR FORCES
388th BOMB GROUP (H)
RAF KNETTISHALL STATION 136
23 JUNE 1943 - 5 AUGUST 1945

FORTRESS FOR FREEDOM
306 MISSIONS
191 AIRCRAFT LOST
222 ENEMY AIRCRAFT DESTROYED
8051 SORTIES
524 KILLED
2 MISSING
801 PRISONERS


The memorial bears the names of those men who lost their lives while stationed here.

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Source

  • Text: Paul Moerenhout
  • Photos: Ray Mitchell