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Zeals

Military site : airfield

Zeals was set up as a grass Advanced Landing Ground for the RAF in 1941-42, and allocated to the Eighth Air Force in 1942 but not used. Handed to the Ninth Air Force, it was briefly a Tactical Air Depot before being handed back to the RAF then Royal Navy. It was closed in 1946 and returned to original landowners.

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Date Contributor Update
27 September 2014 18:02:18 AAM AAM ingest
Sources

Barry Anderson, Army Air Forces Stations (Alabama, 1985) / Roger Freeman, Airfields of the Ninth Then and Now (London, 1994)

Roger Freeman, Mighty Eighth War Manual (London, 2001)

Chris Ashworth, Action Stations 5: Military Airfields of the South-West (Cambridge, 1982)

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