IWM catalogue record
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Aerial photograph of the east end of Stoney Cross airfield looking north, the control tower, airfield code and technical site are to the right, 21 September 1946. Photograph taken by No. 541 Squadron, sortie number RAF/CPE/UK/1749. English Heritage (RAF Photography).
Military site : airfield
Planned as a secret, emergency airfield, Stoney Cross was developed during 1942-43 as an advance base for both fighters and bombers. Occupied by the RAF from January 1943, before construction was complete, the station had eventually three concrete...