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92nd Bombardment Group USAAF Poddington

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    I went to Santa Pod raceway last weekend with my boys to watch the monster trucks, and as per normal I made my usual stop off at the memorial to pay my respects and remember the brave young lads.

    The Group flew 308 missions using 8,633 sorties and dropped 20,829 tons of bombs. The Group lost 154 aircraft MIA

    Lest we Forget.



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    "…knowing him, and something of his deeds, it was impossible not to believe in greatness. In that square figure was housed a spirit of grandeur, and with his massive heroism went gentleness and modesty, even humility. He had no need to proclaim his virtue, for history would be his spokesman."
    Eric Linklater on Wavell.

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    A very nice memorial. Thank you posting this a remembering our Allied airmen and women..

    Smitty

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