For over 70 years, RAF Alconbury,
like so many sites across East
Anglia, played a central part in
military operations over Europe.
It was an operational air base from
1938 to 1995, during which time
it came under the control of both
the British and American Air Forces.
The legacy of that time – hangars,
control centres, bunkers and huts
– reflect a complex and fascinating
history, intertwined with the
communities that surround the