RAF Gosfield [entry point]


RAF Gosfield [entry point]


RAF Gosfield was a located in Essex, 5 miles (8 kms) north of Braintree.

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The station was built, at the request of the British Air Ministry by American Army engineers during 1942 to late 1943. It was used operationally until late 1944 by the Ninth United States Army Air Force. RAF Gosfield was only used by the RAF itself for two weeks in January 1945 when special operations 299 Squadron was based there using Stirlings for supply dropping and as glider tugs. The station closed in 1946.

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“RAF Gosfield [entry point],” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed July 7, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/6426.

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