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monument Word or Phrase:AIRFIELD SLEEPING SHELTER *  
Definition:Shelter on military airfield to provide night time accommodation for airmen during WWII.

monument Word or Phrase:MILITARY AIRFIELD SITE *  
Definition:Buildings, structures and sites directly associated with the operation of military airfields. See also AIR TRANSPORT SITE in the TRANSPORT Class.

monument Word or Phrase:AIRFIELD CODE LETTERS *  
Definition:Large concrete letters representing the ground-to-air airfield code. It has been used to show pilots in WWII the name of the airfield they were above e.g. DW for Dunkeswell.

monument Word or Phrase:AIRFIELD DEFENCE SITE *  
Definition:A site or building associated with active or passive defence of the landing ground and buildings of an airfield.

monument Word or Phrase:AIRFIELD BUILDING *  
Definition:Non-specific building type associated with an airfield.

monument Word or Phrase:MILITARY AIRFIELD *  
Definition:A landing and taking-off area for military aircraft. Often includes ancilliary structures and buildings for the maintenance and storage of aircraft, etc.

monument Word or Phrase:DECOY AIRFIELD *  
Definition:A system of lights, controlled fires or dummy constructions, used to simulate an airfield and thus confuse enemy aircraft into bombing these counterfeit targets.

monument Word or Phrase:AIRFIELD *  
Definition:An area or site used for the landing and take-off of aircraft, often including associated buildings, equipment and other installations.

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