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Aerial photograph of Lashenden (Headcorn) airfield looking north, the airfield had been returned to farmland, 16 January 1947. Photograph taken by No.82 Squadron, sortie number RAF/CPE/UK/1923. English Heritage (RAF Photography).


  • Lashenden

    Military site : airfield
    Close to but completely separate from RAF Headcorn, Lashenden was built for the RAF during 1942-43 as an Advanced Landing Ground (ALG), initially as a light bomber base and then as a training base for mobile fighter squadrons. Enlarged and improved for...


Date Contributor Update
30 October 2014 11:21:23 AAM AAM ingest

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