Sicily. RAF takes over captured airfields

Object Title

Sicily. RAF takes over captured airfields

Sicily. RAF takes over captured airfields

Date

1943

Reference

BEN 150

Level

Item

Scope and Content

Picture taken on a Sicilian airfield taken over by the RAF. Captured airfields were put into service in a very short time, despite intensive "ploughing up" operations by the retreating enemy. Picture shows: Wrecked and abandoned ME.109's on Comiso airfield. Picture issued August 1943.

Numbered CNA.1034.WB

Extent

1 photograph

Access Conditions

Open access

Reproduction Conditions

Crown Copyright

Contents

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