Airfield of the Week - Hawkinge

Pilots of 'B' Flight, No 32 Squadron in front of Hawker Hurricanes at Hawkinge during the Second World War. © IWM (HU 54418)


Hawkinge was famous for its contribution during the Battle of Britain and was also heavily involved in the evacuation from Dunkirk in 1940. Now home to the Kent Battle of Britain Museum, read more about the history of the airfield and see more photographs and videos by clicking here.

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