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Airfield construction by the 830th Engineer Aviation Battalion at Nuthampstead 1943 (NARA)

Men of the 830th Engineers Detachment stand at attention at ceremonies dedicating a new airbase at Nuthampstead, on 17 June 1943. (NARA)

Saluting the American Flag 17 June 1943, at the opening of a new airbase at Nuthampstead, 17 June 1943. (NARA)

Aerial photo of Nuthampstead airfield taken in 1978. (After the Battle Magazine)

The main runway is running diagonally from left to right.

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Aerial photo of Nuthampstead airfield taken in 1978. (After the Battle Magazine)

Looking North East along the main runway. www.afterthebattle.com

Aerial View of Nuthampstead 15 March 1944, whilst the 55th FG were in residence (NARA)

Nuthampstead from the air, looking North East. (NARS)

Nuthampstead from the air looking North East (NARS)

Nuthampstead from the air, looking East. (NARS)

Aerial view of station 131, looking South. Control Tower is in the middle-left of the image. (NARS)

aerial view of the 600th and 601st Bomb Squadron hardstands. (NARS)

Airfield Map at a scale of 6 inches to 1 mile (originally) (NARS)

Visiting 'Brass' on the balcony of the control tower at Nuthampstead. (NARS)

The Woodman Inn (NARS)

The Headquarters site looking south. (NARS)

View looking East on the Barkway Road. No. 2 T2 Hangar is in distance (right). (NARS)

Briefing Room taken whilst the 55th FG were in residence. (K. Sorace via NARS)

398th Bomb Group personnel in the Chapel at Nuthampstead.

398th Bomb Group personnel in the Chapel at Nuthampstead.

The 602nd Squadron dispersals and the recreational ground. View from across the Anstey Rd. (NARS)

343rd FS Officer's accommodation (602nd site). (NARS)

The 603rd Bomb Squadron Ops buildings

The drop tanks were left by the departing 55th FG and put to good use by the 398th Bomb Group.

The 603rd Bomb Squadron Ops buildings

The drop tanks were left by the departing 55th FG and put to good use by the 398th Bomb Group..

Last two photos merged. (NARS)

Thanks to Ozzie for merging them.

603rd dispersed living accomodation (Howard Family via G. Rice)

T/Sgt. Dacon by the 603rd Enlisted Men Quarters. (G. Rice)