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2003 (© Mark Brotherton)
RAF Martlesham Heath - Battle of Britain airfield -
Airfield Today:
Housing, industry
Tower Type:
1. 1917-36 Air traffic control building(s) not known
2. 1936 Watch Office with Tower (Fort type), 207/36 (concrete)
3. 1943 Watch Office for All Commands, 343/43 with medium size front windows
Tower:
1. and 2. Demolished
3. Museum of the Martlesham Heath Aviation Society
Other Buildings:
Not known
History:
History section...
05/10/1943 to 02/11/1945, 359th, 360th and 361st Fighter Squadrons of the 356th Fighter Group, USAAF, with P-47D Thunderbolt then P-51D Mustangs.
RAF Martlesham Heath airfield control tower
1979 (© Paul francis)
1982 (© Ian Woodward)
2002 (©CJ van Daatsellar)
RAF Martlesham Heath airfield control tower - 356th Fighter Group -
Airfield:
Operational Fighter
Opened:
/01/1917
Closed:
/1963
ID Code:
MH
USAAF Station:
369
Runways:
Grass then 2x - concrete, tarmac
Hangars:
1x - GS, 1x - G, 1x - A, 3x - Blister
County:
Suffolk
Location:
1-1/2 miles SW of Woodbridge
OS Ref:
TM242454
Links:
Martlesham Heath Aviation Society www.mhas.org.uk
©:
Photographs © copyright as stated
RAF Martlesham Heath airfield control tower
360th Fighter Squadron P-51D Mustangs seen from the control tower 1945 (© USAAF)
RAF Martlesham Heath airfield control tower - 356th Fighter Group -
RAF Martlesham Heath - 356th Fighter Group - www.controltowers.co.uk © robert truman 2001 -
- RAF Martlesham Heath - updated 18/05/2017 -