Welcome to the photographic galleries

There are a selection of galleries to visit, each containing various photographs covering the present day and history of Thorpe Abbotts 100th Bomb Group Museum. Click on the relevant section button below to visit that gallery.
Gallery Sections:

Galleries

The war years
This gallery contains photographs covering the 100th Bomb Group’s war years and has been subdivided into three sections. The first contains photographs of
the air base itself, the second photographs of the station’s personnel and air crews at rest and the third contains pictures of the aircraft and crew that flew
from the base.
Air Base
Click on a photograph to see a larger image and information
Inside Nissen Hut
Inside Nissen Hut
Inside Glasshouse
Inside the Glasshouse
Billiards
Billiards
Glen Miller
Glen Miller
Headquarters
Headquarters
Control Van
Control Van
Glen Miller
Glen Miller
Tower Interior
Tower Interior
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Station Personnel
Attention
Standing to attention
B17 Crew
B17 Crew
Control Tower Watch
Control Tower Watch
Control Tower Glasshouse
Control Tower Glasshouse
Dental Clinic
Dental Clinic
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Aircraft
B17s circling
B17s circling
Winter
Winter at the 100th (Or a Winter's Tail)
Fuel truck
Fuel truck
Target for tonight
Target for tonight
B17 taxiing
B17 taxiing
Tyre store
Tyre store
Tail damage
Tail damage
Battle damage
Battle damage
Tower area
Tower area
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The restoration
In this gallery you will find a selection of photographs taken before, after and during the restoration of the museum.
Before
The tower shortly before restoration began. (1977)
Tower before restoration. (1977)
Stairs to roof before restoration. (1977)
Tower and adjoining night flying equipment store before restoration. (1977)
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During
Restoration continues! (1977)
Repairs to the stairway (1978)
Looking good. (1978)
Getting there! Steps and railings repaired (1978)
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The museum today
In this gallery you will find a selection of photographs of the museum as it is today. Click on a photograph to see a larger image and information.
On watch
On watch
Control Tower
Control Tower
The view
The view from The Control Tower today
Painting in Nissen Hut
Painting in Nissen Hut
Air Medal
Air Medal
Bomber crew badges
Bomber crew badges
Officer Cap Badge and Collar Insignia
Officer Cap Badge and Collar Insignia
Croix de Guerre Francaise
Croix de Guerre Francaise, awarded to 100th Bombardment group
Uniform
Uniform in museum
Bomber jacket
Bomber jacket
Memorabilia on display
Memorabilia on display
Memorabilia on display
Memorabilia on display
Visitors in coffee shop
Visitors in the coffee shop
Display cabinets in the museum
Display cabinets in the museum
Oxygen mask
Oxygen mask
Model bomber
Model bomber
Simulator
Simulator
Flying Fortress ball turret
Flying Fortress ball turret
Embroidered cushion
Embroidered cushion
Eisenhower Toby Jug
Eisenhower Toby Jug
Embroidered cushion
Embroidered cushion
The Nissen Hut
The Nissen Hut

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