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Aerial photograph of Ashford airfield. Photograph taken by No. 541 Squadron on 1 May 1946, sortie number RAF/106G/UK/1449. English Heritage (RAF Photography).


  • Ashford

    Military site : airfield
    Built as an Advanced Landing Ground for the RAF in 1942-1943, Ashford was improved and made ready for the Ninth Air Force in 1944. The 406th Fighter Group operated from the airfield in 1944, before the airfield was returned to RAF use and returned to...


Date Contributor Update
30 October 2014 11:21:15 AAM AAM ingest

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