The year 1944

A little music from the time . . .


Ray Dorman – 3rd SAD – from Weymouth, Massachusetts

Ray Dorman – 3rd SAD – from Weymouth, MassachusettsNotes from Ray’s son Jim Ray Dorman was a private in the USAAF. He learned how to work on the B24 bomber at…

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Charley Bream remembers

Charley Bream was a civilian who worked at Watton from early 1940 to 1968. In this video he remembers some of that time

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She Called Him Raymond – A True Story of Love, Loss, Faith and Healing

A letter penned in 1944 uncovered the inspiring true story of Helen Gregg, one of eight children of Irish immigrant parents raised in the miseries of New York’s Hell’s Kitchen…

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Video: Jim and Wiley remember

In May 1989, Jim Agerton and Wiley Noble both returned to Watton on a 3rd SAD reunion tour. They found time to sit and talk with Nell Horn in her…

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