IWM catalogue record
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Aerial photograph of Folkingham airfield looking south, the main runway runs vertically, the bomb dump is top left; the control tower and technical site are bottom left, 16 April 1946. Photograph taken by No. 540 Squadron, sortie number RAF/106G/UK/1431. English Heritage (RAF Photography).
Military site : airfield
Folkingham was built as a decoy airfield - kniown as a 'KQ' site in 1940-1941. Built up as a bomber Station for the RAF in 1943, it was handed to the Ninth Air Force in 1944, where it was used by the 313th Troop Carrier Group. It was also used as a...