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Airfield at Steeple Morden



Airfield at Steeple Morden
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Title: Airfield at Steeple Morden
Description: Elevated view of the airfield at Royal Air Force station Steeple Morden, located 3.5 miles west of Royston, Hertfordshire, England. The 355th Fighter Group was stationed there. Bicycles are parked on the right side of the buildings, and planes, trucks and an ambulance are on the airfield. On the left are several cars. Trees and low hills are in the distance.

Image ID: 100236
Creation
Date:
August 1944 
Creator
Name:
Doyle, Robert
Collection
Name:
Doyle, Robert. Papers : 1935-1974, 1995
Genre: Photograph
Additional
Information:
Robert Doyle was a civilian war correspondent for the Milwaukee Journal during World War II, covering the experiences of Wisconsin troops in the 32nd "Red Arrow" Division, an infantry division of the United States Army National Guard. The "Red Arrow" Division consisted mainly of soldiers from Wisconsin and Michigan.
Subjects: Trees
Buildings
Ambulances
Automobiles
Bicycles
Trucks
Sky
Airplane, Military
Transportation, Military
World War, 1939-1945
Outdoor photography
Military bases
Air bases
 

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