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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.

C-47 Skytrains of the 440th Troop Carrier Group at Exeter, 5 June 1944. caption on image: "Exeter, England - Jun 5, 1944, D-1." Printed caption on reverse: 'USAAF Station #463 Exeter, Devon, June 5, 1944, D-Day Minus One. Aircraft of the 95th & 98th Sqdns in foreground. Property of the 440th TCGp Assoc. 551 So. Concord St., Seattle, Washington, 98108, U.S.A.' Part of IX Troop Carrier Command.



  • Exeter

    Military site : airfield
    A private grass airfield 1930s, and Exeter Airport 1938-39, the airfield was also used by National Air Communications (responsible for managing civil flying at the start of the Second World War). Home to part of the Royal Aeronautical Establishment and...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:41:53 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection