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2003 (© Shaun Churchill)
RAF Davidstow Moor airfield
Airfield Today:
Agriculture, aviation
Tower Type:
Watch Office for all commands 12779/41 with medium front windows to 343/43
Tower:
Derelict
Other Buildings:
Many
History:
10/42 to 12/42, Used by B-24 Liberators of the 44th and 93rd Bomb Groups on mission to bomb St Nazaire U-Boat pens 9/11/42. Also used by several other VIIIth US Army Air Force units.
17/5/43, 44th and 93rd Bomb Group Liberators returned for a mission to bomb Bordeaux.

1/43 to 6/43, Used by several RAF Squadrons for anti-submarine and air sea rescue duties.
6/43 to , 304 (Polish) and 547 Sqn Wellingtons on anti-submarine patrols. 269, 280 and 524 Sqns also operated from here. 5/44, 144 and 404 Sqn Beaufighters of the Wick Strike Wing moved here.
7/45 to 10/45, Used for training by RAF Regiment until they moved to North Witham.
9/45, Airfield on care and maintenance until final RAF closure 12/45.
RAF Davidstow Moor airfield
1962 (© Peter Broom)
RAF Davidstow Moor airfield
Airfield:
Operational
Opened:
10/1942
Closed:
12/1945
ID Code:
DD
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
3 concrete
Hangars:
3- T2
County:
Cornwall
Location:
11 miles W of Launceston
OS Ref:
SX150850
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