The Library Turns 50: ‘Witchcraft’

What’s that above your head?

“What? Where?”

Look!

This large-scale model of a B-24 Liberator aircraft hangs from the ceiling in front of the entrance to the 2nd Air Division Memorial Library. “Witchcraft” was assigned to the 467th Bomb Group at Rackheath and completed 130 missions, more than any other 8th Air Force B-24 Liberator. Even more remarkable is that no crewman was ever injured on any of its flights.

The “Witchcraft” model is the work of USAAF veteran navigator Mike Caputo.

Those of you who follow our Facebook page will know that “Witchcraft” is popular with the children who visit us. It puts a smile on our faces every time they look up in awe and utter the word “airplane”!

A young visitor inspects the aircraft

A young visitor inspects the aircraft

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  1. Pingback: A Visit to the Madingley American Memorial Cemetery and Duxford | 2nd Air Division Memorial Library

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