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Report - Thorpe Abbotts WW2 Airfield – Norfolk – July 2010

Discussion in 'Military Sites' started by REEF, Aug 14, 2010.

  1. REEF

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    This airfield was home to the American 100th bomber group also known as the "Bloody Hundredth".
    I spotted a sign saying 100th bomber group museum on the way back from Norwich and having an hour to spare thought I’d take a look.
    First thing I spotted was the old battle headquarters which I guess dates from before the Americans arrived. I’ve seen a few of these but this was defiantly in better condition to the others, the wooden door frames were still there and so was the wiring.

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    Entrance
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    View from the 360 degree observation post
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    Looking over the airfield
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    Ok, maybe this isn’t strictly UE but I thought I’d share all the same. This is the first museum I’ve been to where the curator is over telling about the place before you have got out of your car.

    Restored Control Tower
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    Trainer
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    Cool camera
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    View from the top
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    Looking over the rest of the site
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    Well worth a look if your in the area, its full of stuff and free to get in!
     

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