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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 Fairford airfield looking north east, the bomb dump and ammunition dump are at the top, the technical site and control tower are at the bottom, barrack sites are bottom right, 6 September 1946. Photograph taken by No. 540 Squadron, sortie number RAF/106G/UK/1721. English Heritage (RAF Photography).

Locations

  • Fairford

    Military site : airfield
    Built for the Ninth Air Force, but not used by the USAAF in the Second World War. Became a United States Air Force Europe base in the Cold War.

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
30 October 2014 11:21:31 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, English Heritage Collection

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