IWM catalogue record
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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).
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...