Handzame Airfield


During World War I, the small flanders village of Handzame contained a very active German airfield depicted in the centre of the picture.

Guy Van de Merckt Collection.


Handzame airfield


The German fighter base of Hanzame (Handzaeme) as seen from an altitude of 4900 meters on 22 July 1917 by Capt. Jaumotte (pilot) and Lt. Wouters (observer).

Mike Terlinden Collection


Handzame Map


Handzame airfield projected on a today's map.





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