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Princess unveils WWII memorial at RAF Greenham Common

GREENHAM COMMON, United Kingdom – Col. Brian Kelly, 501st Combat Support Wing commander, salutes after laying a wreath at a memorial for American servicemen who were based at RAF Greenham Common and lost their lives during World War II Sept. 21. Her Royal Highness, Princess Anne, The Princess Royal dedicated three memorial stones for U.S. Visiting Forces at the Greenham Business Park in Greenham Common, United Kingdom,. The three-part memorial is in remembrance of 16 service members killed when two B-17 Flying Fortresses collided above Greenham Common Dec. 15, 1944; 33 Airmen who died just three days earlier when their Horsa Glider crashed on takeoff at the base; and American servicemen who were based locally and lost their lives during World War II. (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. John Barton)

PHOTO BY: Master Sgt. John Barton
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