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Aerial photograph of Colerne Airfield looking south, the technical site and barracks are at the bottom of the airfield, 4 November 1946. Photograph taken by No. 58 Squadron, sortie number RAF/CPE/UK/1821. English Heritage (RAF Photography). By this time, Colerne had become a graveyard for Lancasters, their war work having been completed

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Aerial photograph of Colerne Airfield looking south, the technical site and barracks are at the bottom of the airfield, 4 November 1946. Photograph taken by No. 58 Squadron, sortie number RAF/CPE/UK/1821. English Heritage (RAF Photography).

Locations

  • Colerne

    Military site : airfield
    Built in 1940 as an RAF Fighter Station, with US fighters based here in late 1942.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
03 November 2014 21:26:34 MikeO Changes to caption
Sources

Local knowledge, having seen the sad sight on many occasions

Date Contributor Update
30 October 2014 11:21:32 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, English Heritage Collection

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