TG2813 : Liberator Close (road sign)

taken 3 years ago, near to Rackheath, Norfolk, Great Britain

Liberator Close (road sign)
Liberator Close (road sign)
Several of the roads on the Rackheath Industrial Estate have names, commemorating RAF Rackheath which was an active airfield from which B-24 Liberator bomber aircraft were flown during WW2. The industrial estate was built on the former Technical site.
RAF Rackheath (USAAF Station 145)
Rackheath aerodrome was built by John Laing & Son Ltd on the estate of Sir Edward Stracy of Rackheath Hall. Built to the specifications of a Class-A heavy bomber airfield it was used by the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF). The station opened in March 1944 and was designated USAAF Station 145. The station became the home of the 467th Bombardment Group (Heavy), the third group in the 96th Combat Wing, Second Bombardment Division (later Air Division) of the Eighth Air Force of the United States Strategic Air Forces in Europe (USSTAF). See also: LinkExternal link

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Date Taken
Friday, 29 August, 2014   (more nearby)
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Friday, 29 August, 2014
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 283 139 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:40.5125N 1:22.5511E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 283 139
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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