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Aerial photograph of the east end of Stoney Cross airfield looking north, the control tower, airfield code and technical site are to the right, 21 September 1946. Photograph taken by No. 541 Squadron, sortie number RAF/CPE/UK/1749. English Heritage (RAF Photography).


  • Stoney Cross

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as a secret, emergency airfield, Stoney Cross was developed during 1942-43 as an advance base for both fighters and bombers. Occupied by the RAF from January 1943, before construction was complete, the station had eventually three concrete...


Date Contributor Update
30 October 2014 11:21:18 AAM AAM ingest

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