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Aerial photograph of Snetterton Heath airfield looking north, the technical site is to the right, the fuel store and firing butts are at the bottom, 9 July 1946. Photograph taken by No. 540 Squadron, sortie number RAF/106G/UK/1634. English Heritage (RAF Photography).



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Date Contributor Update
30 October 2014 11:21:27 AAM AAM ingest

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