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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 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).

Locations

  • Barkston Heath

    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...

Revisions

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

IWM, English Heritage Collection

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