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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.

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).

Locations

  • Stansted Mountfitchet

    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...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 October 2014 11:21:28 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, English Heritage Collection

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