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This site is an update to my previous Operation Crown site
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
SGT Barry Williams passed in January 2018. He was known as the "Skeptic of OZ" for his work
in debunking paranormal, conspiracists, and more for many years.
It is always great when we get to work on a project that’s a little bit different and especially when it’s something of historical note. Malcolm (on the right) brought in a series of photographs that Cedric Williams took during their time in Thailand with the Royal Engineers between 1963 - 1968 when he was involved in the construction of airfield, roads and bridges.
Malcolm came to us enquiring whether it was possible to stitch 8 individual photographs together to make a panoramic image.Tom was eager to put his Photoshop skills to good use and we are delighted with the end result, with help from Speedprint and Inverness Picture Framers. We think it is great that Malcolm is finally able to see the complete photograph that he had the vision for more than 50 years ago.
Found by Richard Bonner
Taken on arrival Ban Kok Telat 31-12-1963
area for tented camp
By Hank Lawrence
Click on photo above to see area 48 years later
zoom in to see airfield and village
Now called Khok Samran
CRE'S Driver 1963-64
From Geordie Bonner 59 Sqn
Date is 21 June 1967
From Terry Welsh
click on chevron to see airfield in google earth
for this link to u-tube video
Attempted flight from
Pattaya to Crown Airfield at Loeng Nok Tha
Bob Lavallin REME 1965-67