TG2712 : A brick-built blast shelter

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

A brick-built blast shelter
A brick-built blast shelter
One of several remaining on Site 7 of RAF Rackheath, dating from WW2. The white objects seen in the foreground would seem to be parts of a broken sink.
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
Wednesday, 3 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 3 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2756 1233 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:39.6540N 1:21.8103E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2759 1234
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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