Capt Robert L Lee and de Havilland DH 98 Mosquito PR XVI NS635 'Patches' 653rd BS, 25th BG, 8th AF, Watton.
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...
Landing Accident - RAF Watton, 16/9/45 - Minor damage - pilot Robert L. Lee. ...
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...
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