13 PARA ATTACK ON BURTONWOOD

by Peter Moran In the early 1950s, Burtonwood was occupied by United States Air Force personnel. More importantly, from our point of view, it was occupied by their aeroplanes, some of which were C-82 Fairchild Packets, a twin engine, twin boom, cargo and paratrooping aircraft.  At that time it was…

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THE HONEYMOON

by Jim Ruel Corky was a baseball player. He was officially assigned to one of our shops but only the CO. knew which one. He was on Burtonwood for one reason and that was to play baseball on the base team. He spent his time in the gym or, with…

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