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457th Bomb Group Miscellaneous Items
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One group of former flyers gathered around the memorial to the 457th in the Connington Chapel churchyard. The ocassion was the reunion that is held in Peterborough every other year.
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Another photo of the same group taken in recent years.
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Another reunion group photo taken at the 457th Memorial. Bernie Baines is the person standing just to the right of the memorial.
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A photo of Sadie and Bernie Baines and their dog Max taken in Peterborough.
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This is a view at the far end of the Officer's Club with the fireplace behind the temporary platform set up for the band. Must be a party. This was on Jun 10th, 1944 when the group had completed it's 63rd mission to Gael, France.
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This is a typical tent home of the men who cared for and patched the planes. The ground crewman on the right is Charlton Goodykoontz. "Home Sweet Home".
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