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61st Troop Carrier Group USAAF

Conflict Commemorated:WW2

Address:Museum - St. Peters Hill

Parish:Grantham

Type of Memorial:Board/Plaque/Tablet

Materials Used:Metal and wood

Description:Metal Plaque on a wood backing plate which measures about 400 x 600 x 25mm

Inscription:SIXTY FIRST TROOP CARRIER GROUP / UNITED STATES ARMY AIR FORCES / BARKSTON HEATH, / LINCOLNSHIRE / 1944 - 1945 / IN APPRECIATION OF THE FELLOWSHIP, / HOSPITALITY, AND UNDERSTANDING SHOWN / BY THE PEOPLE AND OFFICIALS OF THE TOWN OF / GRANTHAM TO ALL OF US, / WHO FAR FROM OUR OWN HOMES, SPENT SO MANY / DAYS IN YOURS WHILE WE WERE JOINED IN / DESTROYING THE TYRANNICAL POWER WHICH / THREATENED BOTH / THIS TESTIMONIAL IS PRESENTED BY / THE OFFICERS AND MEN OF THE / SIXTY FIRST CARRIER GROUP

Notes:WMA 20533

Sources Used:Charles Anderson

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