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Improved version of FRE 5327 courtesy of Mark Richie, Edward Richie's son.

View from SW of Debden. Red Nissen hut next to back entrance road to blister hangers is the Belly Tank, EM bar. Later disassembled and rebuilt at the SAF Museum at Dayton, Ohio.



  • Edward Richie

    Military | Warrant Officer | Shop Superintendent (Aviation)
    Edward Richie took many of the colour photographs of the 4th Fighter Group that are in the American Air Museum's Roger Freeman Collection.


  • Debden

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Debden, construction of which began in 1935, is perhaps most famous as a Battle of Britain fighter airfield, partly responsible for the defence of London in 1940. In 1942 it was also home to three RAF 'Eagle Squadrons’ of volunteer American pilots...


Date Contributor Update
03 November 2014 16:23:55 Lucy May Created entry with caption and place associations

Added information to the caption as received by Mark Richie, VP, Association of the 4th Fighter group WWII