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"The airfield at Tarrant Rushton, Dorset"

A picture of Tarrant Rushton, in the county of Dorset

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Photographer: © Jennie Peters (Gallery)(13th November 2007)

The airfield at Tarrant Rushton, Dorset

This was once a WW2 airfield, famous for the launch of DDay with the taking of Pegasus Bridge, and later the Berlin Airlift. After the war it was used by Flight Refuelling Ltd. for Air Tanker conversions. Operational until 1982 then demolished, leaving two hangars and the perimeter track, now farmland - plus a haven for wildlife, walkers and cyclists.

A picture of: Tarrant Rushton, Dorset ( More pictures of Tarrant Rushton by Jennie Peters )

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Camera Make: OLYMPUS CORPORATION Model: C765UZ
Exposure Program: Program Creative, Focal length: 27.9 mm, ISO: 64, Exposure time: 1/320 sec, Metering Mode: Multi-Segment, Exposure Bias: 0 EV
Date/Time Creation: September 25, 2005, 5:46 pm

ImageID:1050336, Image size: 800 x 599 pixels


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