| RAF Marston Moor|
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|Operator||Royal Air Force|
RAF Marston Moor was a Royal Air Force airfield at Tockwith, North Yorkshire, during the Second World War. It was originally called RAF Tockwith, but confusion with RAF Topcliffe lead to the name change.
RAF Marston Moor and RAF Church Fenton were the closest airfields to West Yorkshire and would act as a defence should Leeds be attacked. As it happens Leeds was seldom bombed.
Close by in West Yorkshire was HMS Ceres in Yeadon. This was an inland naval base.
In 1943, Group Captain Leonard Cheshire was the Station Commander.
It is now known as Tockwith Airfield and the runways are used for driving tuition. Former buildings are now part of a business park. The village of Tockwith has expanded onto the airfield with the eastern side and main section of one runway now dissolved by housing.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "RAF Marston Moor". Atlantik Wall. http://www.atlantikwall.co.uk/atlantikwall/yorkshire/marston-moor01/html/page02.htm/. Retrieved 8 April 2012.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 2.2 "RAF Marston Moor". The Wartime Memories Project. http://www.wartimememories.co.uk/airfields/marstenmoor.html. Retrieved 8 April 2012.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 "RAF Marston Moor". Control Towers. http://www.controltowers.co.uk/T-V/Tockwith.htm/. Retrieved 8 April 2012.
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