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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 control vehicle of the 355th Fighter guides a P-51 Mustang into land at Steeple Morden. Handwritten caption on reverse: 'Van which directs landings in conjunction with control tower' Image stamped and signed on reverse by station censor.

Locations

  • Steeple Morden

    Military site : airfield
    Originally used from 1940 as a small, grass airfield, satellite for nearby RAF Bassingbourn, Steeple Morden was allocated to the Eighth Air Force in August 1942 as a potential bomber base. It was used briefly by the 3rd Photographic Group during the...

Revisions

Date Contributor Update
08 September 2014 15:21:29 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

IWM, Roger Freeman Collection

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