5 Apr 1944

United Kingdom
  • Violette Szabo boarded a B-24 aircraft at Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom and paradropped near Cherbourg, France. ww2dbase [Violette Szabo | Bedfordshire, England | CPC]
6 Jul 1944

Photo(s) dated 6 Jul 1944
LtGen Jimmy Doolittle speaking with Princess Elizabeth of the United Kingdom during a Royal visit to RAF Thurleigh, home of the USAAF 306th Bomb Group, 6 Jul 1944.Princess Elizabeth, King George VI, and Queen Elizabeth of the United Kingdom and LtGen Jimmy Doolittle beside the B-17G ‘Rose of York’ after the bomber’s christening in honor of the Princess, RAF Thurleigh, 6 Jul 1944
10 Jan 1945

Photo(s) dated 10 Jan 1945
B-17G Fortress with the 327th Bomb Squadron taxis for take-off at snow covered RAF Podington, Bedfordshire, England, UK for a morning mission to Gymnich Airfield; Jan 10 1945

Timeline Section Founder: Thomas Houlihan
Contributors: Alan Chanter, C. Peter Chen, Thomas Houlihan, Hugh Martyr, David Stubblebine
Special Thanks: Rory Curtis

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