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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 end of Debach airfield looking north, under construction by the 820th Engineer Battalion (Aviation), 25 October 1945. Photograph taken on sortie number RAF/AC127. English Heritage (RAF Photography).

Locations

  • Debach

    Military site : airfield
    Debach was one of the last Eighth Air Force heavy bomber bases to be completed. It was built by the 820th Engineer Battalion (Aviation) between late '43 and early '44. Pronounced locally as 'Deb-idge', the base was built to a class A standard with...

Revisions

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

IWM, English Heritage Collection

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