<VV> USAAF in Britain during WW2

ScottyGrover at aol.com ScottyGrover at aol.com
Tue Nov 23 13:42:50 EST 2010

Would this museum have a Website, and if so, how would one reach it?
Scotty from Hollyweird
In a message dated 11/23/2010 8:46:30 A.M. Pacific Standard Time,  
david.neale3 at ntlworld.com writes:

There is  a museum in Britain in memory of those Americans who died flying 
from Britain  with the USAAF.  The museum, which is superlative, is in 
Duxford,  England.

It commemorates the 30,000 USAAF men who died flying from  British fields 
during WW2.

Inside the museum are fifty-two clear glass  plates, bearing images, in 
1/240 scale,, of each and every aeroplane that was  lost by the USAAF flying 
from British fields.  There are seven thousand  and thirty-one, (7,031), 
images in total.

We British, who lost a  similar number of airmen with the Royal Air Force, 
have never forgotten just  what all of this means ... never forgotten the 
blood, sweat, tears and sheer  terror of those who came over here from the 
United States and died in a common  cause, and those who grieved for them many 
miles away.

If ever you are  in England, a visit would be very worthwhile. A bit of a 
haul for your  Corvairs, perhaps, but  ...


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