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Chilbolton airfield, home of the 442nd Troop Carrier Group, photographed from the air. September 1944. Image via George Kammermeyer. CG-4A gliders can be seen lined up to the top left of the image, and C-47 Skytrains are lined up in the bottom right hand corner.
Military site : airfield
Planned as a grass airfield Relief Landing Ground for RAF Middle Wallop, Chilbolton was used as a fighter and Army Co-operation base during 1940-42. Enlarged and upgraded with a tarmac-surface hard perimeter track, some double blast pens and other...
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IWM, Roger Freeman Collection