Horsham St. Faith Airfield

Horsham St. Faith, England, 1944

Horsham St. Faith was the HQ of the 96th Bomb Wing with its very desirable operating and living quarters. Originally, it was a RAF base and had permanent brick buildings for dining and living compared to the Quonset Huts (metal fabrication) and pot belly stoves at the other airfields.

I shared a very nice room with my co-pilot Joe Zanella and my other officers, Joe Feldman and Henry Sonnenfeld, shared another room. The enlisted men of the crew bunked in a dormitory style building with other enlisted men.

I was fortunate to have been stationed here because when I returned 50 years later the airfield and some buildings remained standing. It was so easy to reminisce and share this place with my wife Hannah.