...in August 1940 the German occupier installed three semi hardened runways in the soft muddy fields near the sleepy village of Volkel.
The history of Volkel,
from Fliegerhorst to Air Base,
is brought into view by the
Typhoon Historical Room.
Together with Typhoon, two other groups concern themselves with the history of Volkel air base, Documentation Group Volkel (DGV) and the Historic Aircraft at Volkel, (Historische Vliegtuigen Volkel) (HVV).
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All photographs are low resolution and have watermarks. They are an invitation to come to Typhoon.
In the beginning of WWII the Luftwaffe used Volkel as an alternate aerodrome for night operations from Gilze Rijen and Eindhoven. But after August 1943.....
Historical room Typhoon has an extensive collection of artifacts from WWII and later. All pieces have been found on or around the airbase...
When a number of volunteers from 312 squadron decided to restore a Starfighter...
Not all the artifacts in the collection are on display in the exposition area. Not all the information in the library is covered during our tours....