BOXTED AIRFIELD HISTORICAL GROUP & MUSEUM
PROMOTING THE HISTORY OF BOXTED AIRFIELD SITUATED IN THE VILLAGE OF LANGHAM ABOUT 3 MILES FROM COLCHESTER
Patron Sir Bob Russell, MP for Colchester
The museum is now closed until the last Sunday in March 2015
We will however open for Private visits of parties of 10 or more
The first Fighter Group to fly the Rolls-Royce Merlin powered P-51 "Mustang" !
The only Congressional Medal of Honour awarded to a fighter pilot flying in Europe
The first US Air Sea Rescue squadron was formed at Boxted
The top scoring fighter group in the European theatre
Boxted Airfield - the most important U.S. fighter base during WW2 in the UK !
(Quote from Roger Freeman - 8th U.S. Army Air Force historian)