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English: RAF Sopley was a World War II airbase, near the village of Sopley in Hampshire, England. It was opened in December 1940. In 1959 it became an air traffic control radar station, and finally closed on 27 September 1974. It is probably best known, as the initial home of the Vietnamese Boat People in 1979. The camp was sold in 1993 to a local partnership under the name Merryfield Park.