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416th Bombardment Group (L)

Captain Francis J. Cachat's

416th Photo Collection

Ground Photos

 

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Tower 1944
Wethersfield RAF Station, England
(Station AAF-170)
416th BG Operations Lounge at Wethersfield RAF Station, England
(Station AAF-170)
416th BG Operations Lounge at Wethersfield RAF Station, England
(Station AAF-170)
416th BG Operations Lounge at Wethersfield RAF Station, England
(Station AAF-170)
416th BG Operations Lounge at Wethersfield RAF Station, England
(Station AAF-170)
416th BG Operations Lounge at Wethersfield RAF Station, England
(Station AAF-170)
416th BG Operations Lounge at Wethersfield RAF Station, England
(Station AAF-170)
416th BG Operations Lounge at Wethersfield RAF Station, England
(Station AAF-170)
416th BG Operations Lounge at Wethersfield RAF Station, England
(Station AAF-170)
Motor convoy being loaded onto
LCT during movement
(416th BG History,
Exh #3-A-Sept 1944)
 
 
Sep 16, 1944
 
View of the Normandy beachhead
as we prepare to land
(416th BG History,
Exh #2-A-Sept 1944)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Air Base at Melun/Villaroche, France
(Station A-55)
"Lt. Castle, Capt Marks, Maj Meng, Lt Col Aylesworth, and Capt Kinney discussing the new base [Melun/Villaroche, France (Station A-55)] from the Group Headquarters building." (416th Bomb Gp. Exhibit # 3-B, Sept, 1944)
"View of courtyard at Headquarters [Melun/Villaroche, France (Station A-55)] during the cleaning-up operations." (416th Bomb Gp. Exhibit # 3-C, Sept, 1944)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
A-20J-5-DO, 43-9455, F6-T
Under repairs
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Nov 1, 1944
Cutting Wood
Nov 1, 1944
Cutting Wood
Loaded Bombay
Jul 19, 1944
Wing Cluster, 100 Lb. Bombs
Jul 19, 1944
Ammunition Box
May 21, 1944
Bomb Rack
May 21, 1944
Bomb Rack
 
 
 
 
 
 
Photo Lab Trailer at Wethersfield RAF Station, England
(Station AAF-170)
May 27, 1944
Bomb Handling
May 3, 1945
"The Station Headquarters [Laon/Athies, France], wreathed in the verdure of trees and flowers, had taken on a new beauty in April." (416th Bomb Gp. Exhibit # 7, Apr, 1945)
May 3, 1945
416th Bomb Group Headquarters
Laon/Athies, France
(Station A-69)
May 7, 1945
Armistice in Reims
May 22, 1945
Operations
May 31, 1945
"Group Headquarters at Station A-59 [Cormeilles-en-Vexin, France] were located in a large French chateau, hidden among Maple and Evergreen trees." (416th Bomb Gp. Exhibit # 26, May, 1945)
488th BG, Mock Ups Restricted
488th BG, Mock Ups Restricted
488th BG, Mock Ups Restricted