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This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.

Personnel of the 5th Emergency Rescue Squadron and their PBY Catalina. US Air Force Photo. Written on slide casing: 'OA-10, 8 Crew, Halesworth.'



  • Halesworth

    Military site : airfield
    Halesworth was constructed in 1942-1943. Initially planned as a bomber airfield, its location close to the Suffolk coast meant that it was in an ideal position to operate escort fighters, where range was a critical factor. Consequently, the 56th...


Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:35:47 AAM AAM ingest

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection