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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.

A-20 Havocs and A-26 Invaders of the 416th Bomb Group at Wethersfield. Written on slide casing: '416 BG Wethersfield.'

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  • Wethersfield

    Military site : airfield
    Planned in 1942 as an Eighth Air Force bomber base, Wethersfield was then supposed to be loaned to the RAF in 1943, but was re-allocated to the Ninth Air Force by the time it was complete. Built during 1943-44, it had three concrete runways, 49 loop...

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Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:36:34 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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