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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.

A P-61 Black Widow (serial number 42-5558) of the 422nd Night Fighter Squadron taxies along the runway at Podington, July, 1944. Image via William Furness. Written on slide casing: '422 NFS.'



  • Podington

    Military site : airfield
    Built originally to accommodate two RAF bomber squadrons, the first USAAF unit to occupy the base was the 15th Bomb Squadron in September 1942. Podington was then used as a satellite for nearby Chelveston. Work to lengthen the runways, although this...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:35:42 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection