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Unusual Find at WWII Holmsley South Airfield – Donated to FONFA

Last week, while carrying out a ‘litter pick’ in some undergrowth and cleaning up the Holmsley Camp Site, the Site staff came across an interesting unknown object in good condition. It was a standard Nissen Hut light shade fitting, many … Continue reading

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FONFA Museum Open Days – Sundays in August and September

On Sundays 19th August and 16th September, the FONFA Museum at Bransgore BH23 8AU will have Open Days from 10 am to 4 pm.                              Light refreshments … Continue reading

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The Olivier LeFloch Newsletters – Issue No. 13

This month’s 367th Fighter Group Newsletter contains descriptions of the various movements of the American Group’s units, from leaving their English base at Ibsley and making their different journeys across the English Channel. This was done by various means, as … Continue reading

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Harley Davidson Riders’ Visit to FONFA Museum – 17th June 2018

On Sunday 17th June – Father’s Day -the UK Harley Davidson Riders visited the FONFA Museum at Bransgore, on one of their scheduled weekend runs. Twenty one riders brought their varied motorcycles to the Museum and enjoyed a couple of … Continue reading

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New Forest Airfields Memorial Re-Dedication Service – Sunday 24th June

At 2 pm on Sunday 24th June, the Annual Service was held at the New Forest Airfields Memorial, in Black Lane BH23 8EB, on the western edge of the WWII Holmsley South airfield. The Trustees are once again very pleased to welcome … Continue reading

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Visit by Austin Seven Club to FONFA Museum on 7th June 2018

Members of the Austin Seven Club routed their June ‘Trundle’ via the FONFA Museum on June 7th, before they departed for lunch at a local hostelry. Their superb display of vintage vehicles brightened the car park area on what turned … Continue reading

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U.S Memorial Day – 28th May 2018

A brief ceremony was held at the New Forest Airfields Memorial on Monday 28th May, to remember the many airmen and others serving with the American forces during WWII, on the New Forest airfields. This is also the time of … Continue reading

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