SU4886 : Last place

taken 10 years ago, near to Chilton, Oxfordshire, Great Britain

Last place
Last place
This was the last place many young men saw on the 5th June 1944 as they took off for the D Day landings. It's what is left of the main runway at Harwell. The building in the distance is the Diamond Light source.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 10 February, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 10 February, 2008
Category
Airfield (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 481 864 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:34.4921N 1:18.4044W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 483 864
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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