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Old 20th Mar 2017, 18:54   #6541 (permalink)
 
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Looks like St Mawgam but that's a lot more developed these days
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Old 20th Mar 2017, 19:16   #6542 (permalink)
 
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Same neck of the woods? Dunkerswell?
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Old 20th Mar 2017, 19:46   #6543 (permalink)
 
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The topography definitely has a West Country flavour. The closest I can find is Predannack, but not the same as Jenkins photo.
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Old 20th Mar 2017, 22:00   #6544 (permalink)
 
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I'm pretty sure this is another shot of the same place but still can't nail it....................

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Old 20th Mar 2017, 22:09   #6545 (permalink)
 
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Swansea Fairwood Common I think

Open House if correct.................
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Old 21st Mar 2017, 08:08   #6546 (permalink)
 
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If you delete the original photo from your PPRuNe album on here the picture disapears from the post
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Old 23rd Mar 2017, 13:01   #6547 (permalink)
 
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As it's Open House
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Old 23rd Mar 2017, 17:57   #6548 (permalink)
 
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interesting railway layout bottom left......
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Old 23rd Mar 2017, 20:48   #6549 (permalink)
 
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Somewhere in Germany I presume.
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Old 23rd Mar 2017, 22:29   #6550 (permalink)
 
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Date is 4th or 6th June 1944
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Old 24th Mar 2017, 00:15   #6551 (permalink)
 
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D-day softening up? Somewhere in France?
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Old 24th Mar 2017, 07:51   #6552 (permalink)
 
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France it is.
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Old 24th Mar 2017, 08:09   #6553 (permalink)
 
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If this site was bombed by the USAAF 8th Air Force, the bomb craters visible on the lower right corner of the photograph are mute testimony to the acclaimed "pickle barrel" accuracy of the Norden Bombsight...otherwise the craters are perhaps the results of RAF night time sorties...
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Old 24th Mar 2017, 09:43   #6554 (permalink)
 
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This image is of B-24 Liberators of the USAAF 8th Air Force.
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Old 24th Mar 2017, 10:26   #6555 (permalink)
 
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Please point out the position of the B-24 bombers. Thank you.
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Old 24th Mar 2017, 12:28   #6556 (permalink)
 
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Hmmm - not many old bomb craters here so unlikely to be Pas de Calais or near a major target like Cherbourg, Brest or Le Havre -

I'm guessing somewhere in south- eastern Normandy but well back from the coast
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Old 24th Mar 2017, 12:43   #6557 (permalink)
 
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Kewbick - This image is taken from B-24 Liberators of the USAAF 8th Air Force. Any better ?

HH - it isn't Normandy - further South

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Old 24th Mar 2017, 13:18   #6558 (permalink)
 
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Angers Loire?

OH if correct
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Old 24th Mar 2017, 13:27   #6559 (permalink)
 
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It isn't Angers Loire.

You are still a little bit too far north.

Airfield doesn't seem to have changed much from 1944.
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Old 24th Mar 2017, 15:13   #6560 (permalink)
 
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If it was south of Angers I can only think they wanted to keep them as far away from DDay as possible... or maybe they were supposed to bomb Caen but went walkabout................
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