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Knook Camp

Military site : airfield

Detailed history

Knook Camp lies about 5 miles west of Warminster, close to the A36 road. Here, as part of the Invasion Force, XIX Corps of the US Army had established their HQ and an airstrip.
To support them, Flight C of the 153rd Liaison Squadron operated 8 L-5 aircraft to provide messenger and courier services during the build up to D Day.

English Heritage's record description

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Date Contributor Update
19 May 2015 21:47:58 MikeO Changes to latitude, longitude, usaaf from date, usaaf to date and history

The Fighting Grasshoppers, Ken Wakefield, Midland Counties Publications 1990

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29 September 2014 09:28:31 Emily Changes to latitude, longitude and history

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