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Old 7th Apr 2008, 09:10
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Warnemünde?
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Old 7th Apr 2008, 10:38
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Not Warnemünde,warmtoast, but you are getting "warm" in a geographical sense, and by that I don't mean a ridiculous 1400 miles or so !
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Old 7th Apr 2008, 11:53
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Not Warnemünde,warmtoast, but you are getting "warm" in a geographical sense, and by that I don't mean a ridiculous 1400 miles or so !
Gosh - this has me confused!
A circle drawn 1400 miles from Rostock runs through Southern Spain so is your non-clue
I don't mean a ridiculous 1400 miles or so !
actually a clue? - and perhaps these aircraft were photographed somewhere in Spain during the Spanish Civil War? In which case I've no idea where it could be so far south.

Otherwise how about Wismar in Germany?
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Old 7th Apr 2008, 12:58
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Warmtoast, apologies if I did not make myself clear,you are on the right track in Germany, so please disregard the 1400 mile radius jibe. It refers to a recent post.The town/city adjacent to this airfield featured in the Thirty Years War, and the airfield also has a tenuous link to Yuri Gagarin!
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Old 7th Apr 2008, 14:58
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Northern Germany, tenuous link to Gagarin? Peenemunde??
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Old 7th Apr 2008, 15:35
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The town/city adjacent to this airfield featured in the Thirty Years War, and the airfield also has a tenuous link to Yuri Gagarin!
Town featured in the Thirty Years War is the Treptow-Köpenick area of Berlin; Gagarin did some training at the Archenhold Observatory / Zeiss Planetarium here and what was the the former Johannisthal airfield is now a business park/industrial park.

So sticking my head above the parapet once again I suggest Johannisthal.
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Warmer still,Twochai. A good line of thought, but not Peenemunde.
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Sorry,Warmtoast, not Germany's first airfield,Johannisthal.
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Old 7th Apr 2008, 19:44
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Neubrandenburg ? Although I don't know the airfield's connection to Yuri Gagarin.
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Correct, evansb. The photograph is of Trollenhagen as a Luftwaffe base, which later became Neubrandenburg-Trollenhagen.
As a DDR airfield it was the base for JG2 (Jagdfliegergeschwader 2 "Juri Gagarin"). Neubradenburg was recaptured from the Swedes by the Imperial Catholic League forces in 1631, although I do not believe Trollenhagen airfield played any part in this victory!
Many thanks for the excellent replies.
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Thanks sabredog. That was an enjoyable challenge. Here is the next aerodrome:
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Old 8th Apr 2008, 18:18
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First clue: The airport is not in North America.
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Dubrovnik Cilipi in Croatia - recognise those hills anywhere.

Open House if I am correct!
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I think its Sarajevo
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Old 9th Apr 2008, 16:46
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I agree with minuteman.

Here's what Dubrovnik looks like today

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minuteman is spot on Dubrovnik, Croatia it is. As he says, it is open house.
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Old 9th Apr 2008, 16:58
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An easy one for a change!

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Katunayake Ceylon circa 1956
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Old 9th Apr 2008, 21:30
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You got it in one - I knew it was too easy!

Your date is slightly out; I took the photo in late 1958 as I flew in from Gan.

Your turn.
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Warmtoast will pm you later.

Here is another easy one
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