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RAF Staplehurst, Kent, May 1944. Artist: USAAF Photographer.

RAF Staplehurst, Kent, May 1944. Artist: USAAF Photographer.

2-673-920 - Historic England Archive/Heritage Images

RAF Staplehurst, Kent, May 1944. Opened in 1943 the airfield was a prototype for advanced landing grounds used across France after D-Day. It was used by RAF, RCAF and US units including USAAF 363 Fighter Group flying P-51 Mustang fighters. It was closed down in September 1944.


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Image Aliases

  1. 0250006284
  1. 2-673-920
  1. 2673920
  1. us_34gr_loc14_ve_2007.tif

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Pixel Dimensions (W x H) : 4713x4596
File Size : 21154kb

Image Information

Creator
  1. USAAF Photographer, attributed to: photographer:
Medium
  1. Photograph
Geographic Hierarchy
  1. World
  2. --- Europe
  3. ------ United Kingdom
  4. --------- England
  5. ------------ Kent
  6. --------------- Staplehurst
  1. 51 09 00 N , 000 33 00 E


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