IWM catalogue record
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Aerial photograph of Stansted Mountfitchet airfield looking north, the bomb dump is at the bottom, 9 January 1947. Photograph taken by No. 82 Squadron, sortie number RAF/CPE/UK/1917. English Heritage (RAF Photography).
Military site : airfield
Today, Stansted is one of the busiest airports in Britain. During the Second World War, instead of airliners delivering passengers, Stansted Moutfitchet’s aircrews in their B-26 Marauders attacked Nazi targets, paving the way for D-Day and the...