IWM catalogue record
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Aerial photograph of Podington airfield looking north, the bomb dump and ammunition dump are on the right, 13 April 1947. Photograph taken by No. 58 Squadron, sortie number RAF/CPE/UK/1994. English Heritage (RAF Photography).
Military site : airfield
Built originally to accommodate two RAF bomber squadrons, the first USAAF unit to occupy the base was the 15th Bomb Squadron in September 1942. Podington was then used as a satellite for nearby Chelveston. Work to lengthen the runways, although this...