457th Bomb Group

Officers and enlisted men of the 457th Bomb group were stationed at RAF Glatton, the wartime name for Conington Airfield where B17 Flying Fortress aircraft flew from, to complete bombing missions over France and Germany in WW2 as part of the Eighth Air Force Allied Forces in Europe.

Below is a link to the 457th Bomb Group Association Website


This year we remember the servicemen of the 457th Bomb Group on the 75th anniversary of the first misson flown by the 457th Bombardment Group on February 21st 1944.