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

An incredible collection of exceptional pictures of Stansted airfield all through the 2nd Globe War has captivated villagers.

The beautiful photographs reworked into color have been presented to Jeremy Goldsmith, owner of Mountfitchet Castle, by a fellow war enthusiast, who uncovered them between his archives.

Outdated photos of American airmen at Stansted all through WW2 (36275443)

All through the conflict, Stansted was an American airbase, and the photos present US airmen soothing or together with their bomber aircraft, with ammunition piled up on the floor. Jeremy posted them on the Stansted Matters Fb page and was overcome by the reaction.

“Illustrations or photos of Stansted are definitely difficult to locate – perhaps just one or two people back again then experienced cameras and the photographs have been possibly taken back again to The usa or never survived – so to locate photos of this high-quality is fairly exceptional,” he reported.

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