RAF Rackheath (USAAF Station 145) :: Shared Description

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: Link

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TG2712 : BCF hut in the woods (interior) by Evelyn Simak
TG2713 : RAF Rackheath - Site 3 by Evelyn Simak
TG2813 : Old Nissen hut by Evelyn Simak
TG2712 : Ruined building in the woods by Evelyn Simak
TG2813 : Hangar on the Rackheath Industrial Estate by Evelyn Simak
TG2813 : The former Watch office at RAF Rackheath by Evelyn Simak
TG2712 : The old gymnasium - interior by Evelyn Simak
TG2712 : Offices in Newman Lane by Evelyn Simak
TG2713 : RAF Rackheath - Site 3 by Evelyn Simak
TG2712 : WW2 USAAF graffiti by Evelyn Simak
TG2812 : Holy Trinity church - the Coffey Crew gates by Evelyn Simak
TG2713 : Ruins in the wood by Evelyn Simak
TG2712 : Picket post beside Newman Road (detail) by Evelyn Simak
TG2712 : Hut foundation amongst the trees by Evelyn Simak
TG2712 : A WW2 relic by Evelyn Simak
TG2813 : Memorial plaque to Private Daniel E Miney by Evelyn Simak
TG2713 : Latrine on Site 5 by Evelyn Simak
TG2712 : BCF hut in the woods by Evelyn Simak
TG2712 : The old Ration store by Evelyn Simak
TG2713 : RAF Rackheath - Site 3 by Evelyn Simak
TG2812 : Holy Trinity church - RAF Rackheath museum room by Evelyn Simak
TG2712 : The shell of an old Nissen hut by Evelyn Simak
TG2713 : RAF Rackheath - Site 3 by Evelyn Simak
TG2712 : BCF hut in the woods (interior) by Evelyn Simak
TG2712 : Meadow by Gazebo Covert by Evelyn Simak

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Created: Fri, 29 Aug 2014, Updated: Tue, 9 Sep 2014

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