IWM catalogue record
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Aerial photograph of Keevil airfield looking west, the runways and perimeter are under construction, 3 May 1942. Photograph taken by No. 1 Photographic Reconnaissance Unit, sortie number RAF/HLA/518. English Heritage (RAF Photography).
Military site : airfield
Planned as an RAF operational training station, Keevil was allocated while under construction to the Eighth Air Force as a transport base. Built during 1942, it had eventually three concrete runways, 51 pan hardstandings, two T2 hangars and nine...