IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
Aerial photograph of Christchurch airfield, looking north west, Christchurch harbour is at the bottom of the image, 29 May 1944. Photograph taken by 34th Photographic Reconnaissance Squadron, 10th Photographic Reconnaissance Group, sortie number US/34GR/LOC18. English Heritage (USAAF Photography).
Military site : airfield
The original Christchurch Airport operated from 1935-39, and the airfield was used by the RAF from 1939 to 1941. It was the site of the Airspeed Aircraft factiry from 1940 to 51. Christchurch was developed for USAAF use in 1943, and the Ninth Air Force...