TG2813 : Plaque on an industrial building

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

Plaque on an industrial building
Plaque on an industrial building
This plaque is one of three on the wall of a modern building > LinkExternal link on the Rackheath Industrial Estate, which was built in the footprint of the former Quartermaster's office. The industrial estate occupies the Technical site of the WW2 airfield of RAF Rackheath.
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
Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2809 1363 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:40.3406N 1:22.3336E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2809 1365
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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