Gistel Airfield


Aeral reconnaissance view of the German operated airbase at Gistel taken from a height of 2.900 meters

by 1st SM Roobaert (pilot) and Lt. Robin (observer) on 19 May 1916.

Guy Van de Merckt Collection.


Gistel airfield 1916


Oblique view of Gistel airfield taken in 1916.

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Gistel airfield


The all important German base of Gistel with at least 38 LVG C.II bomber of Kagohl I visible, ready for an attack on Dunkirk on 21 May 1916.

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Last updated 10/06/12 07:55   Daniel Brackx