Example sentences for: airfield

How can you use “airfield” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • In 1943 the Duke intervened in the investigation of the murder of Canadian multimillionaire Sir Harry Oakes, a longtime benefactor of the Bahamas who gave his name to Nassau’s first airfield.

  • On 20 May, German troops invaded the island and secured the airfield at Maleme to the west of Chaniá.

  • The town has a sad legacy as it was at the airfield here that German paratroopers landed in 1941, signaling the start of the Battle for Crete.

  • (There are also flights from Kathmandu to Bhairawa, the nearest airfield, with a bus service to Lumbini.)

  • I was, and still am, captivated by “Babies cry for liquor an' the birds sing bass,” and in the arrogance of my youth, I was certain that nobody else on the airfield either knew or cared who Bessie Smith was, nor would any other G.I. be enchanted by basso birds, so I turned thief.

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