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Escape Maps

We have just acquired two Second World War escape maps, one of Germany into Poland, with the tip of Italy on the reverse, and one which is of all of Italy. 9 more words

Other Wartime Topics

In for a penny, In for a pound : The Adventures and Misadventures of a Wireless Operator in Bomber Command (1)

I haven’t written a book review before, but last week I was quite struck by this particular book, entitled “In for a penny, In for a pound : The Adventures and Misadventures of a Wireless Operator in Bomber Command” written by Howard Hewer. 793 more words

History

What inspired me to get into film?

Ever since I was a child my dad had told me about my Uncle Jim, his third eldest brother (Dad was one of seven boys). Uncle Jim had been a pilot during World War 2 and been killed. 872 more words

Bomber Command

History buffs close in on mystery surrounding Windsor airman killed in WW2

Windsor’s Vincent Sature did not have to return to war.

But he did, and he pushed for one of the most dangerous assignments in the Second World War, and now he lies in a near-forgotten grave on a tiny island in the North Sea. 908 more words

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And here is the news (4)......

I was talking last time about a book which I have started writing about the High School’s war dead from World War 2. At the moment, the book has no title but that will emerge! 866 more words

History

And here is the news (3)......

In my Last Post, I told you what I had been up to of late. I have always been very impressed by a fellow teacher and friend of mine, Simon Williams, who has researched at very great length the young men from the High School killed in the First World War: 335 more words

History

Metheringham

There were an awful lot of wartime airfields in Lincolnshire: almost 50, in fact, with 16 of them within ten miles of Lincoln itself. Most of the old airfields have reverted to the farmland from whence they came. 376 more words

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