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Elements of the 97th Bomb Group, Eighth Air Force, arrived at Royal Air Force High Wycombe, England on May 12, 1942.  On August 17, 1942, three months later, 12 B-17s from the 97 BG, led by then Major Paul Tibbets, carried out the first high altitude AAF heavy bomber raid over Europe against the railroad marshalling yards at Rouen-Sotteville, France.

Lt. Kenneth Walker

Lt. Kenneth Walker was a 1929 graduate of Air Corps Tactical School, Maxwell Field, Alabama. He also was an instructor at ACTS from 1929-1932.

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Courtesy of the American Air Museum in Britain

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