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Aerial view of Braunstone

An RAF aerial photograph of Braunstone and Hockley Farm during 1945.

1. (Bottom left) The site of the former US 82nd Airborne Division Headquarters camp, which was being used as housing.

2. (Top centre) Prefabs on the Hockley Farm.

3. (Right centre) Searchlights on Western Park.

4. (Centre/Top) Missing houses on Webster Road, and a patch on Cort Crescent, where bombs fell on May 17th 1941.

Information from Birds Eye Wartime Leicestershire by Terence Cartwright.


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