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IWM catalogue record

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

Aerial photograph of Chelveston airfield, looking North East, 2 T2 hangars are on the bottom left, 16 January 1947. Photograph taken by No. 58 Squadron, sortie number RAF/CPE/UK/1925. English Heritage (RAF Photography).

Locations

  • Chelveston

    Military site : airfield
    Chelveston was adapted and expanded in preparation for the arrival of American forces. Rather than heavy bombers, the first aircraft to fly from its runways were C-47 Skytrains that were flown by the 60th Troop Carrier Group in July 1942. The first...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 October 2014 11:21:16 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, English Heritage Collection

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