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A house nearby to Elveden Hall, headquarters of the 3rd Air Division, 8th Air Force.
Image via Trent. Written on slide casing: 'Elvedon- 3AD HQ, House nearby?'

IWM catalogue record

This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

Elvedon Hall, headquarters of the 3rd Air Division, 8th Air Force. Image via Trent. Written on slide casing: 'Elvedon- 3AD HQ, House nearby?'

Connections

Units

  • 8th Air Force

    8th Air Force


    Eighth Air Force Bomber Command became the Eighth Air Force on February 1944, it oversaw bombardment of strategic targets in Europe until 1945. ...

  • 3rd Air Division

    3rd Air Division

    Division
    In December 1944, the 3rd Bomb Division was redesginated the 3rd Air Division.

Locations

  • Elveden Hall

    Military site : non-airfield
    Elveden Hall, Brandon, Suffolk was used during the Second World War as a headquarters for the USAAF Third Air Division. Some evidence to suggest that the staff quarters were struck and destroyed by a bomb. ...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
25 August 2016 12:38:43 Lucy May Changes to caption
Sources

Amended caption so that it's clear that this isn't Elveden Hall but a house nearby.
See this photo of Elveden Hall: http://www.stedmundsburychronicle.co.uk/Chronicle/C20pics/elvedenhall.jpg

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:19 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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