TG2813 : The B-24 Coffee Lounge

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

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The B-24 Coffee Lounge
The B-24 Coffee Lounge
The B-24 Coffee Lounge is located in Wendover Road and was named in memory of the Liberator bombers who flew from the aerodrome, when RAF Rackheath was an active airfield during WW2. The Rackheath Industrial Estate was built on the airfield's Technical site. See > LinkExternal link and LinkExternal link for interior views.
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
Sunday, 10 July, 2016   (more nearby)
Sunday, 10 July, 2016
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2825 1365 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:40.3474N 1:22.4762E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 2825 1371
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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