493rd Bomb Group Museum

Airfield Layout

This section shows how the airfield and accomodation was set out

 

The following diagram shows the positions of the accomodation area relative to the airfield. This area contained the living quarters, mess sites, hospital/sick quarters and the headquarters, and other buildings associated with the day to day living of the men on the base.

base layout

 

 

 

The Tehnical Site was directly along side the airfield to allow the maintenance of the aircraft.