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|RAF Hethel is a former World War II airfield used by the US during the Second World War (and briefly as an RAF station) in Norfolk, England situated located 7 miles south west of Norwich. |
Hethel airfield was constructd in 1942 for American use and was assigned USAAF designation Station 114.
From 14 September 1943 though to 12 June 1945, Hethel served as headquarters for t...
|RAF Debden is a former RAF airfield in England. The field is located 3 miles SE of Saffron Walden and approximately 1 mile north of the village of Debden in North Essex. |
The airfield was opened in April 1937 and was first used by the Royal Air Force. During the early years of World War II, it was a Sector Station with an Operations Block for No.11 Group RAF during the Battle of ...
|Penshurst Airfield was an airfield in operation between 1916–36 and 1940–46. Initially a military airfield, after the First World War it was used as an alternate destination to Croydon Airport, with some civil flying taking place. The airfield closed following the crash of a Flying Flea at an air display in 1936, and was converted to a polo ground.|
It re-opened during the Second ...
|Photographs of Helgoland taken before and after the attack by Bomber Command on 18 April 1945.|
Left - 16 April 1945
Right - 19 April 1945
18th April 1945
969 aircraft - 617 Lancasters, 332 Halifaxes, 20 Mosquitos - of all groups attacked the naval base at Heligoland, the airfield and the town on this small island. The bombing was accurate and the target areas...
|RAF Snitterfield is a former Royal Air Force station located west of Snitterfield, Warwickshire, England, 3.3 miles (5.3 km) north of Stratford-upon-Avon and 4.6 miles (7.4 km) south-east of Henley-in-Arden, Warwickshire.|
Snitterfield was operational during the Second World War, the airfield was a class A airfield and had around 30 aircraft dispersals. The airfield was finished a...
|Aguadulce Army Airfield (also known as Airdrome Aguadulce ) is a former United States Army Air Forces World War II airfield in Panama used as part of the defense of the Panama Canal. It was closed on 1 March 1948.|
Established on 1 April 1941, Aguadulce Airfield's mission was to defend the Panama Canal. Most of its operational history was that of an auxiliary airfield, hosting fig...
|A private airstrip prior to World War II, the Camden airfield hosted Nos 4, 15, 21, 32 and 78 Squadrons at various stages during the war, in addition to the Central Flying School between 1940 and 1942, and a British transport unit, RAF No 243 Squadron, during the latter part of World War II. By 1946, the airfield had been returned to its civil status.||03/21/2007||550|
|Aerial recon photo of the airfield at the south coast of Paramushir Island.||05/14/2006||665|
|You can see many planes from the USAAF, which comes to the airfield to make their two-hundred-hour checks during the Berlin Airlift.||03/04/2006||499|
|RAF Boxted (also known as Langham) is a former World War II airfield in England. The field is located west of the A12 road, three miles north of Colchester, and built almost entirely in the village of Langham in Essex. |
The airfield was given the name Boxted, an adjoining village, because there already was an airfield by the name of Langham in north Norfolk. Boxted has the distin...
|The Chikurachki eruption that began on 18 April 2003 continued to show signs of activity until June of the same year. Visualised here on the 26 April, the snow-covered landscape has become dramatically darkened by ash deposits from the 100 km long Chikurachki ash plume.||05/12/2006||633|
|RAF Steeple Morden is a former World War II airfield in England. The field is located 3½ miles W of Royston in Cambridgeshire. |
Between 1940 to September 1942, Steeple Morden was a grass satellite dispersal airfield used by No. 11 Squadron of RAF Bomber Command flying Vickers Wellingtons from RAF Bassingbourn.
When the airfield was turned over for American use, St...