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Christmas Holidays at Shipdham, 1942-1944View the items in Christmas Holidays at Shipdham, 1942-1944
A couple miles south of the runway, living sites housed the average 3,000 airmen and ground crew on base at any given point of the war.
Dogs and Cats of Shipdham
Airmen at Shipdham “adopted” a huge number of cats and dogs while on base during the war. Some were strays, others came from local English villagers.…
The Trolley Missions were flown after VE Day for ground crews to see the outcome of their efforts after 29 months of combat. Many were at Shipdham for…
Unknown Airmen & Ground Crews
Photos taken during the war at Shipdham - where the individuals captured couldn't be identified.
Bombers on the Ground
When not flying or on the line for maintenance, bombers were parked in a dispersed fashion around the three-mile perimeter track circling the runway.…