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This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

A ceremony to celebrate the handover of an RAF Airfield into US Army Air Force control. Image stamped on reverse: 'Keystone press.' [stamp], 'Passed for publication 22 Jun 1943.' [stamp] and '270991.' [Censor no.] Printed caption on reverse: 'TRANSFER OF RAF AIRFIELD TO US ARMY AIR FORCE. 22-6-43, A formal ceremony was held today when Air Vice Marshall JH D'Albiac CB. DSO. of RAF Fighter Command, handed over an RAF Airfield to Brigadier General Robert Candee, Commanding General VIII Air Support command. Keystone Photo shows: A general views of the ceremony in progress.'

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Date Contributor Update
09 May 2015 18:25:39 Paul Bellamy Changes to unit associations and place associations
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Airfields of the Ninth Then & Now (R A Freeman, 1994)

Date Contributor Update
02 February 2015 10:00:22 AAM AAM ingest
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IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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