WW2 Airfields of Oxfordshire - Broadwell
 

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Various views of the remaining sections of runway
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The Administration area, Ops Block in the background
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Internal views of the Operation Block
'Substation'
External views of the Operations Block
An aerial view taken in July 1957
1957
1990's
Various external views of the disused Watch Tower
Internal views of the WatchTower
The remains of the WAAF accommodation site
Views over the airfield from the Watch Tower
Ex-perimeter track

Points of Interest:

Opened 15 Nov 1943.

First aircraft to use the airfield were from 512 & 575 Sqn's (Dakotas & Horsa Gliders).

Bombed by Luftwaffe on 23 Apr 1944.

Operations 'Tonga', 'Mallard' and 'Rob Roy' were mounted from this airfield.

The first Dakota to land in France after D-Day belonged to 575 Sqn.

Both Dakota Sqn's provided much of Arnhem resupply.

After the war, the airfield was used for passenger and freight purposes to Warsaw, Prague Buckeburg and Rome

Airfield closed on 31 Mar 1947

More views around dispersal sites
  The view looking south down the main runway  
View north from the southernmost runway intersection
Panoramic views around to the west and northwest of the airfield
Clearing in the woods - an aircraft dispersal pan
The northwest of the airfield showing the battery charging hut
 
Aerial view of the airfield, circa 1944
Aerial view, about 1944
Following the track into Bradwell Grove to view the remains of the bomb preparation and storage areas.
  Airfield building close to collapse What appears to be a brick built toilet building... It's true what they say about being built like a built shithouse - it's one of a few buildings still left standing.  
Various airfield buildings - northside (See also b&w aerial view)
         
Recent views over remaining sections of runway
         
Looking around the west peritrack
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Aerial View - Aug 05
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Views of the southern area of the airfield
I am reliably informed that this was the Battery Charging hut One of a few airfield building remaining, although close to collapsing Click HERE for larger image
Battery Charging Hut
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Last remaining section of a spectacle dispersal
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