IWM catalogue record
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Aerial photograph of Barkston Heath airfield looking north, the control tower and technical site are above the barrack sites at the bottom, 3 April 1946. Photograph taken by No. 90 Squadron, sortie number RAF/3G/TUD/UK/117. English Heritage (RAF Photography).
Military site : airfield
Barkston Heath was established as a grass Relief Landing Ground for RAF Cranwell in 1941-43, before being developed with hard runways for RAF Bomber Command in 1943-44. It was used by the transport aircraft of the Ninth Air Force's 61st Troop Carrier...