TG2813 : Old RAFstores (detail)

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

Old RAFstores (detail)
Old RAFstores (detail)
One of the buildings still easily recognisable is this one forming part of a small group of buildings, the aerdrome's Main Stores, by the junction of Hudson Close and Dewing Road, on the south side of the Rackheath Industrial Estate. The industrial estate was built on the Technical site of RAF Rackheath, which was an active airfield during WW2. See > LinkExternal link for a full view of this building.
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)
Friday, 29 August, 2014
Geographical Context
Industry  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2806 1363 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:40.3414N 1:22.3070E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2808 1363
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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