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RAF Longbenton


Opened 14 August 1939 Closed 1 September 1957.[1]

Longbenton at War War in the Air
from http://2344.org.uk/blog/201...
The Hidden History of Longbenton!
- "A missing local second world war RAF base has led to North Tyneside youngsters embarking on an historical mission that may unearth a secret. As the young detectives delve deeper ...

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Simon Cotterill
from http://www.pastscape.org.uk...
RAF LONGBENTON
- "The Barrage Balloon Centre of the Second World War period at RAF Longbenton was seen and mapped from war-time air photography. The site included four barrage balloon sites for mooring ...

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Simon Cotterill
from http://www.twsitelines.info...
Tyne and Wear HER(5673): Longbenton, Coach Lane, Barrage Balloon Centre
- "This was the Barrage Balloon Centre of RAF Longbenton. It included four barrage balloon sites for mooring balloons, a number of air raid shelters and sme slit trenches. Associated buildings ...

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Simon Cotterill
from http://www.rafht.co.uk/inde...
RAF Longbenton

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Simon Cotterill

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