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Sgt. Theodore "Ted" Rasch, Bombsight mechanic, Base Air Depot 2, Warton

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  • Base Air Depot 2

    Base Air Depot 2

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    During 1942 to 1945 Warton Aerodrome was Base Air Depot No. 2, Station 582 of the U.S. 8th Air Force. In the three years it was active it processed over 10,000 aircraft and saw over 45,000 aircraft movements. Every type of American aircraft used in the...

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  • Warton

    Military site : airfield
    Built as a satellite airfield for Squires Gate, it was earmarked for US use even before America entered the Second World War. Its location made it ideal for use as a depot station, where incoming US aircraft could be processed and moved on to active...

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Date Contributor Update
21 December 2019 17:13:39 William Forbes Created entry with collection, caption, unit associations, person associations and place associations
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Photographer unknown. From collection of my late father-in-law, Theodore "Ted" Rasch.

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