In the churchyard of the church in Hethel is a memorial to commemorate the 389th Bombardment Group. The text on the memorial is:

389th BOMBARDMENT GROUP
564TH, 565TH, 566TH & 567TH SQUADRONS AND ATTACHED UNITS OF 8TH UNITED STATES ARMY AIR FORCE
STATION 114 HETHEL

JUNE 16 1943 - MAY 28TH 1945
IN MEMORIAM TO THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIFE FOR OTHERS FREEDOM

TOTAL MISSIONS 321
AIRCRAFT MISSING IN ACTION 116
PERSONELL MISSING/KILLED IN ACTION 588
OTHER OPERATIONAL LOSSES 37
TOTAL BOMB TONNAGE 17548
DISTINGUISHED UNIT CITATION 1ST AUGUST 1943
TEMPORARY BASES:
- BENGHAZI No10 LIBYA, NORTH AFRICA
- MASSICAULT, TUNESEA, NORTH AFRICA

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  • Text: Arjan Vrieze
  • Photos: Arjan Vrieze