Discover The Friendly Invasion in East Anglia

During the Second World War the East of England became home to thousands of American air force personnel - over 350,000 in total. Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire would never be quite the same again. The Friendly Invasion, as it was dubbed, introduced a fairly sleepy, largely rural backwater to the big band music of Glenn Miller, peanut butter, chewing gum, jitterbugging, Coca Cola and much more.

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Find out more by visiting one of the U.S second World War museums' websites below.