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Hertfordshire County Council

The 398th Bombardment Group (Heavy) (8th American Air Force) at Nuthampstead 1944 - 1945

During the latter years of the Second World War, the 398th Bombardment Group operated from an airfield at Nuthampstead in the parish of Barkway, North Hertfordshire, just five and a half miles south of Royston.

Drawing on photographs and documents held at Hertfordshire Archives, the exhibition looks at their life in Hertfordshire so far away from home, and their dangerous bombing missions over Germany and occupied Europe.

The exhibition will be at HALS from 2nd May to 1st July.