TG2712 : Picket post beside Newman Road (detail)

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

Picket post beside Newman Road (detail)
Picket post beside Newman Road (detail)
Roof detail of the small building > LinkExternal link which is located a short distance to the west of the entrance to the former Communal site of RAF Rackheath, which was an active airfield during WW2.
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
Tuesday, 2 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 3 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2771 1274 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:39.8710N 1:21.9602E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2769 1273
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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