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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 Rattlesden airfield looking south, the technical site with T2 hangar is on the left, the fuel store and a second T2 hangar are at the bottom, 9 May 1946. Photograph taken by No. 540 Squadron, sortie number RAF/106G/UK/1490. English Heritage (RAF Photography).

Locations

  • Rattlesden

    Military site : airfield
    Built for the Eighth Air Force in 1942, Rattlesden had three concrete runways, 50 hardstandings and two dispersed T2 hangars. Intended to be a twin-engine B-26 bomber base, it was originally a satellite for nearby Rougham, and first occupied from...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 October 2014 11:21:26 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, English Heritage Collection

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