Delivered RAF [AN532] as part of Lend-Lease; 90 Squadron [WP-J] Polebrook 13-May-41; Portreath 28-Oct-41; 220 Squadron (MB-J) 1-Dec-41; to Shallufah, Egypt 3-Feb-42; FEAF India 1-Jul-42; 10 AF 25-Sep-42; RETUS Sebring ?, crashed Hendricks 3-Jan-43; Salvaged. (transferred 220 Sq (NR-J); (? As 40-2079?)
Military site : airfield
Polebrook was laid down for RAF Bomber Command use in 1940-1941. Built by George Wimpey and Co. Ltd, it had short runways which were lengthened for USAAF heavy bomber use. The RAF used the base for operational trials - including of B-17 Flying...
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