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Old 12th Sep 2018, 17:42
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I recently found a heritage site which is excellent for photographs of extinct aerodromes.

All I have available are overhead photographs, so if you do not want one of those I'll throw it open. However if you all find that acceptable then I'm ready to post.
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Old 12th Sep 2018, 17:57
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post them up
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Old 12th Sep 2018, 18:05
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Yer 'tis then.

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Old 12th Sep 2018, 19:54
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Beccles. OH.
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Old 12th Sep 2018, 20:03
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paddyboy's the boy.

OH is called.
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Old 12th Sep 2018, 21:06
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Somewhere in Africa?
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Old 13th Sep 2018, 11:28
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Nigeria? looks bad enough

maybe not - most Nigerian strips have decent distance markings these days.........
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Old 13th Sep 2018, 12:11
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Traffic looks to be driving on the right, so that excludes most of East & Southern Africa.

Edit to add:
Monrovia Spriggs Payne.
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Old 13th Sep 2018, 12:30
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Originally Posted by JENKINS View Post
Traffic drove 'as required.'
Sounds very much like Zaire/Congo.

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Old 13th Sep 2018, 13:02
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British and US flags flying - a meeting between the UK Prime Minister and a US President??? Possible a USSR flag as well - so we're maybe talking Yalta Feb 1945 - the coats would suggest a wintery day

That might be Churchill's personal C-54 or Roosevelt's C-54- the "Sacred Cow"

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Old 13th Sep 2018, 14:58
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Churchill used both a York and eventually a C-54.............
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Old 13th Sep 2018, 20:01
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friartuck has it in one. Welcome to the thread, look forward to your challenges.

Arriving for Yalta at Saki/Saky in Crimea Feb 1945.
Here are some more images






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Old 14th Sep 2018, 02:40
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Great challenge nvubu and well done friartuck.

The follow up pictures of Churchill in an RAF uniform intrigued me, so I did some research.

PPRuNe to the rescue!

Churchill and uniforms
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Old 14th Sep 2018, 07:34
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Phew!!! That was lucky shot!! OK try this one...... a long way from Yalta - and I don't think ANYONE important ever went here.................

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Old 14th Sep 2018, 13:32
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Eastern Europe?
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Old 14th Sep 2018, 14:17
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A long way from E Europe.................. actually quite a long way from anywhere civilised (for a given value of civilisation)

the screen shot doesn't show that there is actually quite a bit of agriculture locally..............
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Old 14th Sep 2018, 17:55
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ft,

Bearing in mind that there are different definitions of civilization, how about the Imperial Valley?
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Old 14th Sep 2018, 19:50
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Hmmm, there are parts of Russia that are 'a long way from Eastern Europe'. Somewhere in Siberia?
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Old 15th Sep 2018, 07:43
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No, neither........ tho Imperial Valley is closer......... and they speak Spanish as well..............

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Old 15th Sep 2018, 08:00
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Spanish - Central/South America?
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