Struck Off Charge 11/2/46.
The 25th Bombardment Group (Reconnaissance) was constituted in the days after D-Day and activated in England in August 1944 to carry out photographic and mapping missions over mainland Europe as the Allied armies pushed east. The Group were designated...
Military site : airfield
Built in 1939 as a medium bomber station with a grass airfield, Watton was occupied by the RAF until handed over to the Eighth Air Force in mid-1943. Improved initially with a single steel mat runway in 1943, plus 41 loop and 12 pan hardstandings, a...
|Manufactured||Hatfield, Hertfordshire, UK||12 December 1944|
Hatfield Built, contract number 555/C.23(a), between 12-12-1944 and 3-5-1945.
|Struck Off Charge SOC||11 February 1946|
Struck Off Charge.