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Aerial photograph of the north end of Chipping Ongar airfield, looking south east, under construction by the 831st Engineering Battalion (Aviation), 25 October 1942. Photograph taken on sortie number RAF/AC127. English Heritage (RAF Photography).
Military site : airfield
The air base was constructed by the 831st Engineer Battalion (Aviation) in late August 1942. The 387th Bomb Group were the only American group to be based there, flying B-26 Marauders in strategic missions over France, first for the Eighth and then for...