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KNOOK CAMP: Military airstrip/airfield    (Much later helicopter landing area)

Aerial view 2017
Aerial view 2017
Aerial detail in 2002
Aerial detail in 2002

Note:  Both these pictures were obtained from Google Earth © 


The 2002 picture of the northern part of the camp, N of the B390, shows the vestige of a large 'H'. Do Army helicopters still use this?



 

Military users: WW2:  US First Army ‘XIX’ Corps Artillery HQ ‘C’ Flight 153rd Liaison Squadron (US 9th Air Force)
 

Location:  N of the A36 and straddling the B390, between Knook and Heytesbury, roughly 4.5nm SE of Warminster town centre

Period of operation: 1944/5 only?  (For the USAAF)
Helicopters:  ?

 

NOTES: One Piper L-4 Grasshopper and nine Stinson L-5 Sentinels were based here in WW2.


 

 

 

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