TG2712 : The shell of an old Nissen hut

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

The shell of an old Nissen hut
The shell of an old Nissen hut
On the former Communal site of RAF Rackheath, which was an active airfield during WW2. It is building 191, the Grocery and Local Produce store.
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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TG2712, 215 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 29 August, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 29 August, 2014
Geographical Context
Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2774 1281 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:39.9079N 1:21.9896E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2775 1279
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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