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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 the north end of Lavenham airfield looking south a T2 hangar in on the left, 3 April 1946. Photograph taken by No. 540 Squadron, sortie number RAF/106G/UK/1365. English Heritage (RAF Photography).

Locations

  • Lavenham

    Military site : airfield
    Lavenham was built as a standard USAAF bomber airfield, with fifty hardstandings, T2 hangars and 2,000 and 1,400 feet runways. John Laing and Son Ltd. carried out the work in 1943, and the airfield opened in April 1944. The 487th Bomb Group occupied...

Revisions

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

IWM, English Heritage Collection

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