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Oxfordshire Airfields in the Second World War (British Airfields of World War II)

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Published by Countryside Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air forces & warfare,
  • European history: Second World War,
  • Local history,
  • TRAVEL & HOLIDAY,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military,
  • England,
  • Europe,
  • Military - Aviation,
  • History,
  • Military History,
  • Military - World War II

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11959687M
    ISBN 101853067083
    ISBN 109781853067082

    There is a memorial museum dedicated to the th BG at Potash Farm, Potash Lane, Hethel, NR14 8EY. It opens on the second Sunday of each month during April to October (10am-4pm). Adjacent to the former airfield is Ketteringham Hall, now private property, which was the 2nd Air Division Headquarters, from December to June Horsham St.


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