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AIRFIELD BOMBING DECOY Q34A

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A Second World War bombing decoy at Maxey that was built to deflect enemy bombing from Royal Air Force Wittering airfield. This was a 'Q-type' night decoy, which displayeda sequence of lights to simulate an active airfield. It is referenced as being in operation from June 1940 to August 1942. A covered control building and a blast wall survive on the site in good condition. A further bombing decoy site for Royal Air Force Wittering was located at Alwalton.

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