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Maps of communities in France

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You want to know, where your current airfield is in France?

Or want to see some photographs of the town or village?

You can find it all here:

 

http://www.map-france.com/

 

Type the name into the search frame and see what you get.

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Another nice find.

 

Been trying several of my favorite British aerodromes and (spelled from memory which may be part of the problem)I am having little luck.

 

Which now makes me ask the question of how RFC aerodromes were named?

 

I believe the Germans used the nearest town and I thought the British kind of did the same with most but now I wonder...

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Well, it is of course essential to know the correct writing, Duke.

I have tried here the airfield, where Arthur Gould Lee was based with the Sopwith Pups - La Gorgue.

That field was named after a little town by the river Lys.

Here it is:

 

http://www.map-franc...a%20Gorgue.html

 

What I like about this site, is that there are most often photos for the place.

 

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Of course you can also go to Google Maps, and see if the area was already photographed for "StreetView".

If so, you can grip and move that yellow mannikin from the left corner into a street, if it is blue highlighted,

and you will "be there".

Like I did with La Gorgue here. This is the river Lys, where Arthur and his comrades went bathing.

The meadow at the right might habe been the former airfield. In the distance La Gorgue.

 

 

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