"Take these men as your example, like them remember that posterity can only be for the free: that freedom is the sure possession of those alone who have the courage to defend it." Pericles, 431 BC

Wednesday, 24 July 2013

Rattlesden: St Nicholas

52.19394, 0.89327
TL 978 590
photos taken 10 July 2013

St Nicholas Church

Dedicated to those who served in the 447th Bomb Group during World War II.
Their display of courage, determination and skill under stress of combat were in keeping with the highest traditions of the Army Air Force of the United States.

447th bomb Group
Squadrons 708, 709 710 711; 447th Bombardment Group (H); third Division, Fourth Combat Wing, Eighth Air Force. Based in Rattlesden, England from November, 1943 to May, 1945.

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