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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 Hethel airfield, looking south, the technical site with three T2 hangars is left, 16 April 1946. Photograph by No. 541 Squadron, sortie number RAF/106G/UK/1429. English Heritage (RAF Photography).

Locations

  • Hethel

    Military site : airfield
    Construction of Hethel airfield began in 1941, and was finished in late 1942. The number of hardstandings was increased from the planned 36 to 50 in 1942, in order to accommodate a full heavy bomb group. The 320th Bomb Group occupied the base for ten...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 October 2014 11:21:23 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, English Heritage Collection

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