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USAAF: lost artwork from the second world war in pictures
The Guardian ^ | May 17,2014 | theguardian.com

Posted on 05/18/2014 10:28:35 PM PDT by bunkerhill7

During the second world war, the US Army Airforce had bases across Suffolk and Norfolk. In their spare time, some servicemen painted murals. Some have been saved but many are neglected and deteriorating. Photographer Si Barber has been documenting them for posterity

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TOPICS: Culture/Society; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: ww2
My great uncle -8th USAAF, 2nd Air Division, 20th Combat Wing, 448th Bomber Group, 715th Bomber Squadron, station 146, Near Seething, England in early 1944.
1 posted on 05/18/2014 10:28:35 PM PDT by bunkerhill7
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To: bunkerhill7

http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/may/17/artwork-yanks-left-behind


2 posted on 05/18/2014 10:32:31 PM PDT by bunkerhill7 ("The Second Amendment has no limits on firepower"-NY State Senator Kathleen A. Marchione.")
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No such thing as the us army air force in WWII...

US army air corp....


3 posted on 05/19/2014 4:08:48 AM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with terrorists - they want to die for islam and we want to kill them)
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The U.S. Army Air Corps existed from July 2, 1926 until June 20, 1941. After June 20, 1941, until September 18, 1947, it became the U.S. Army Air Forces.


4 posted on 05/19/2014 4:45:07 AM PDT by HartleyMBaldwin
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To: 2banana

correct


5 posted on 05/19/2014 6:33:38 AM PDT by bunkerhill7 ("The Second Amendment has no limits on firepower"-NY State Senator Kathleen A. Marchione.")
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To: bunkerhill7

not correct


6 posted on 05/19/2014 6:27:35 PM PDT by HartleyMBaldwin
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