IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
Aerial photograph of Hethel airfield, looking south, the bomb dump and ammunition dump are at the bottom, 16 April 1946. Photograph by No. 541 Squadron, sortie number RAF/106G/UK/1429. English Heritage (RAF Photography).
Military site : airfield
Construction of Hethel airfield began in 1941, and was finished in late 1942. The number of hardstandings was increased from the planned 36 to 50 in 1942, in order to accommodate a full heavy bomb group. The 320th Bomb Group occupied the base for ten...