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RAF Hawkinge in old photographs

by Roy Humphreys

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Published by Alan Sutton in Phoenix Mill .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementcollected by Roy Humphreys.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsIN PROCESS
The Physical Object
Pagination159 p. ;
Number of Pages159
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1298470M
ISBN 100862999383
LC Control Number92162824
OCLC/WorldCa24722057

A book of Keevil 2 volumes. LBY 92 / Object category Books Production date Creator HUMPHREYS, ROY (Author) RAF HAWKINGE IN OLD PHOTOGRAPHS (Author) Alan Sutton (Publisher) Object Title Low level from Swanton the history of Swanton Morley airfield from World War Two to the present day. LBY 95 / RAF Hawkinge was a air base between and Its location near Dover made it the closest airfield to Nazi occupies Europe; about 20 minutes flying time. The bulk of the book deals with the Battle of Britain period but its mix of historical narrative and anecdotes paint a clear picture of Hawkinge/5(3).

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  Author of Dover at war, , The Dover Patrol, , Hawkinge, , Thanet at war , Kent Aviation, Target Folkestone, Dover Castle, RAF Hawkinge in old photographs. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. Hawkinge, Humphreys, Roy S. Published by Meresborough Books, Kent () RAF HAWKINGE IN OLD PHOTOGRAPHS. HUMPHREYS, ROY S. Published by Alan Sutton, Stroud () Used.


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Are you an author. 5/5(1). Royal Air Force Hawkinge or more simply RAF Hawkinge is a former Royal Air Force station located miles ( km) north of Folkestone, Kent and miles ( km) west of Dover, Kent, airfield was used by both the Royal Flying Corps and the Royal Air Force during its lifetime and was involved during the Battle of Britain as well other important aerial battles during the Second Elevation: metres ( ft) AMSL.

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Former RAF Station, Hawkinge In the Museum acquired part of one of the last sites of Britain's epic struggle for survival inin what was to be the greatest air battle in history.

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Humphreys ISBN ISBN Paperback; Gloucester: Sutton Publishing Ltd, Septem ; ISBN Hawkinge: Photos, maps, personal memories and local books of Hawkinge.

RAF HAWKINGE IN OLD PHOTOGRAPHS (Author) Alan Sutton (Publisher) Production date Place made Stroud, Gloucestershire Dimensions. whole: Dimensions: 22cm., Pagination: p. chiefly ill., ports.

Catalogue number LBY 91 / Hawkinge (/ ˈ h ɔː k ɪ n dʒ / HAW-kinj) is now a town and civil parish in the Folkestone and Hythe district of Kent, original village of Hawkinge is actually just less than a mile (c.

km) due east of the present village centre (roughly 51° 6'"N, 1°11'"E); the modern, much larger, village of Hawkinge was formed by the merging of Hawkinge and ct: Folkestone and Hythe. Sergeant Douglas Frederick Corfe, of No. Squadron. This picture was taken at 'A' Flight at RAF Hawkinge on the afternoon of Thursday 29th Julywhen Fox Photographs were visiting the airfield to record an instructional film/5(30).

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This camera was a real workhorse, and shot the bulk of the pictures in the odd posts I have put up on DP in the last 5 years. It had survived being sat on by my not unsubstantial backside, being dragged through the mud in various. Flying in the area with a friend in another flex-wing micro-light on the 19th Septemberwhen the 60th anniversary of the 'so called' Battle of Britain was taking place, a suspected serious engine problem required the need to land and investigate, and a field on the old HAWKINGE aerodrome appeared ideal.

RAF Hawkinge was situated near Folkestone in Kent, the base opened in It was a fighter airfield and saw tough action during the Battle of Britain. Today the airfield is a museum. Squadrons stationed at RAF Hawkinge No.

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May 1, This site is dedicated to the history of Manston Airfield, in Kent from it’s first official usage back in Hawkinge c In the foreground is a carpenters shop where the Methodist movement began. On the bank beyond are flint-built Ivy Cottages, now demolished.

Next is the Union Chapel, the grocery stores, the baker's shop and Hope Lodge on the left. On the right can be seen the old smock mill.

On September 3 rdthe RAF officially closed the fighter base though it did have several short-term tasks after the war – as a WAAF training school and a gliding school. Literally on the front line, Hawkinge played a major part in the success of Fighter Command during the Battle of Britain.

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In World War I the airfield was called RFC : October – 8 December Llyn supplied us with a few photographs of her mum and she actually got married in St. Michael's Church, Hawkinge (known as either old Hawkinge or Uphill these days).

Gwyneth married John Thorning Shirley, a Canadian soldier, on 7th July and hence why she emigrated to Canada after the end of the Second World War.

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