IWM catalogue record
This contains information written on the back of the original print and some of it may be inaccurate.
Aerial photograph of Thruxton airfield looking north east, Thruxton village is on the right, 8 March 1942. Photograph taken by No. 1 Photographic Reconnaissance Unit, sortie number RAF/HLA/415. English Heritage (RAF Photography).
Military site : airfield
Thruxton was developed for use by Army Co-Operation aircraft, before being upgraded to a bomber airfield. The 366th Fighter Group moved in in early 1944, flying missions in support of the build up to D-Day, before moving to the continent with other...