Rare colour photos of Stansted as American airbase during Second World War generate huge response

Davida Erdahl

An incredible assortment of uncommon photos of Stansted airfield throughout the Second Planet War has captivated villagers.

The gorgeous illustrations or photos remodeled into color were being provided to Jeremy Goldsmith, owner of Mountfitchet Castle, by a fellow war enthusiast, who uncovered them between his archives.

Previous pics of American airmen at Stansted throughout WW2 (36275443)

For the duration of the conflict, Stansted was an American airbase, and the pics demonstrate US airmen relaxing or together with their bomber aircraft, with ammunition piled up on the floor. Jeremy posted them on the Stansted Matters Fb webpage and was overcome by the response.

“Pictures of Stansted are seriously challenging to find – it’s possible one particular or two people today again then had cameras and the illustrations or photos were being possibly taken again to The usa or by no means survived – so to find photographs of this excellent is

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