KNOOK CAMP: Military airstrip/airfield (Much later helicopter landing area)
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)
NOTES: One Piper L-4 Grasshopper and nine Stinson L-5 Sentinels were based here in WW2.
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