Feb 142016
 

Monica Worboys, a Bedfordshire land girl, married American GI, Russell ‘Hoots’ Hooton, in 1945 and moved to the USA with her husband. She was one of 143 young women who married men from just this one American airfield at the end of the Second World War. This dress was donated to the 306 Bomb Group Museum, Thurleigh Airfield, Bedfordshire by the Hooton family.

Monica Worboys, a Bedfordshire land girl, married American GI, Russell 'Hoots' Hooton, in 1945 and moved to the USA with her husband. She was one of 143 young women who married men from just this one American airfield at the end of the Second World War. This dress was donated to the 306 Bomb Group Museum, Thurleigh Airfield, Bedfordshire by the Hooton family.