Neubiberg: Then & Now
Airfield R-85 (Fliegerhorst Unter Biberg)
[ As it looked in 1945 and how it looks today ]
Part I 1945
The 357th Fighter Group moved to R-85 in 1945. The photos appearing in this section are reposted here courtesy Frank Aldridge of the 357th FG Web Site. Click on a picture to view a larger version.
The end of the glorious Luftwaffe at R-85.
A pair of P-51s parked on Marsden mats at R-85.
"Junior Miss" is in the background.
This P-51 was broken in two.
The same P-51 in front of a hangar.
Another Mustang, NB25.
Another view of NB25.
Servicing a 'Stang.
LB6, "Junior Miss," in front of a hangar.
"Junior Miss" on the taxiway.
Working on an engine; hangars and barracks
buildings are visible in the background.