Old Photograph Post Office Kirknewton Scotland


Old photograph of the Post Office, cottages, houses and people in Kirknewton in West Lothian, Scotland. During World War II, the Royal Air Force built a military airfield at Whitemoss, a mile south east of Kirknewton. RAF Kirknewton, as it was known, was home to a variety of units during the war and, like many other military airfields, fell quiet afterwards. In 1952 it became home to a number of small United States Air Force units tasked with providing mobile radio facilities to the USAF in Britain. The USAF left in 1966.



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