Kenfig during the Second World War
Nowhere was left unscathed by WW2. Kenfig Dunes became an encampment for US troops prior to D-Day. Traces can be found of the huts where they were housed near the Nature Reserve. Sker Point and the sea nearby were used as target areas for the trainee air-gunners
But the two major developments were
The Carbide Factory, and
Stormy Down Aerodrome
Traces of both can still be found today, if you know where to look!
Fortunately we have be able. to obtain the full story for both of these war-time developments.
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