384th Bombardment Group (Heavy) in World War II

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Overview of Original Monument

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Photomontage prepared to commemorate the dedication of the first monument erected to memorialize Grafton Underwood Airfield and the 384th Bomb Group.

The inscription on the front of the monument reads:


The 384th Bombardment
Group of the U.S. 8th Air Force
flew from this Airfield
1943-1945


The inscription on the back reads:


The first and last bombs
dropped by the 8th Air Force
were from Aeroplanes flying
from Grafton Underwood


The placard on the poster reads:


DEDICATION OF THE 384TH BOMBARDMENT GROUP (H)
MEMORIAL

AT

GRAFTON UNDERWOOD, KETTERING, ENGLAND

ON

SUNDAY, 25TH SEPTEMBER 1977

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