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IWM catalogue record

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

Aerial photograph of the south east end of Deopham Green airfield, looking north, the bomb dump and main runway are upper left, 9 July 1946. Photograph taken by No. 540 Squadron, sortie number RAF/106G/UK/1634. English Heritage (RAF Photography).

Locations

  • Deopham Green

    Military site : airfield
    Deopham Green was another air base constructed after America's entry into the war to Class A standards for use by the B-17 Flying Fortress heavy bomber. When the 452nd Bomb Group arrived in January 1943 they found a main runway of 2,000 yards, two...

Revisions

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

IWM, English Heritage Collection

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