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2004 (© Kenneth Weston)
RAF Stratford airfield
Airfield Today:
Agriculture
Tower Type:
Watch Office with Ops Room for Bomber Satellite Stations, 15898/40, 7344/41, 13079/41 (see Warboys)
Tower:
Derelict
Other Buildings:
Not known
History:
7/41 to 11/42, Opened as Atherstone with Wellingtons of No. 22 Operational Training Unit, satellite station to Wellesbourne Mountford. Many Operations flown from here, including the 1,000 bomber raids on Germany.
11/42 to 02/44, No. 23 OTU with Wellingtons.
03/44 to /45, No. 22 OTU with Wellingtons.
/45 to /45, RAF Signals Flying Unit.
RAF Stratford airfield - 22 OTU - 23 OTU -
2004 (© Kenneth Weston)
RAF Stratford airfield - 22 OTU - 23 OTU -
Airfield:
Bomber Operational Training Unit
Opened:
07/41
Closed:
/45
ID Code:
NF
USAAF Station:
N/A
Runways:
3x - concrete
Hangars:
3x - T2, 5x - C Type
County:
Warwickshire
Location:
3 miles SE of Stratford on Avon
OS Ref:
SP215515
Links:
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Photographs © Ken Weston
RAF Stratford airfield - 22 OTU - 23 OTU -
RAFAtherstone - RAF Stratford airfield + control tower = www.controltowers.co.uk © robert truman 2004 - Stratford on Avon -