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

Aerial photograph of the west end of Debden airfield, looking north east, the control towers and three hangars of the technical site are in the centre, 7 March, 1943. Photograph taken on sortie number RAF/AC276. English Heritage (RAF Photography).

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  • Debden

    Military site : airfield
    RAF Debden, construction of which began in 1935, is perhaps most famous as a Battle of Britain fighter airfield, partly responsible for the defence of London in 1940. In 1942 it was also home to three RAF 'Eagle Squadrons’ of volunteer American pilots...

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Date Contributor Update
30 October 2014 11:21:20 AAM AAM ingest
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