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

An amazing assortment of uncommon images of Stansted airfield during the Second Planet War has captivated villagers.

The gorgeous visuals remodeled into color have been offered to Jeremy Goldsmith, owner of Mountfitchet Castle, by a fellow war enthusiast, who discovered them among his archives.

Aged shots of American airmen at Stansted during WW2 (36275443)

All through the conflict, Stansted was an American airbase, and the shots demonstrate US airmen calming or together with their bomber plane, with ammunition piled up on the ground. Jeremy posted them on the Stansted Issues Fb web site and was overcome by the response.

“Images of Stansted are genuinely tough to come across – it’s possible one particular or two people back again then experienced cameras and the visuals have been both taken back again to The us or under no circumstances survived – so to come across pics of this quality is quite outstanding,”

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