Ochey aerodrome in winter 1917

 

Ochey aerodrome today

As you can see from the photo below, Ochey is now a top secret French airbase. When I arrived there I was given a brief but polite interview with a French official who seemed to know little of the history of the aerodrome. I only obtained this picture by surreptitiously sneaking around the local woods with my telephoto lens, expecting to be arrested at any moment!

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