The RAF Sculthorpe Heritage
Centre tells the stories of the 1st USAF Atomic base out side
of America and the only atomic USAF base in Norfolk. It was
the largest USAF base during the fifties, being on the front
line of the atomic deterrent against the Soviet Union for a
decade. At one point the base had over 10,000 personnel
stationed on base.
Information available in the
Heritage Centre detailing: The special WW2 RAF operations.
The 1953 Tidal Surge Heroes of Sculthorpe. The First Spy
Flight's Over the Soviet Union using American planes with RAF
crews and markings (Operation Jiu Jitsu) The"Atomic"
incident in 1958. The Flintlock exercises thought the 80s.