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The World at War

I have always been fascinated by WW2 and visiting Wrest Park for their annual World at War display was an excellent outing

Soldiers in period uniforms who know the subject matter like they have actually lived through it gave us excellent opportunities to ask questions about life during the world wars and also to see and even touch the actual weapons and gear. Reenactments  also allowed me to get some memorable photos of what it may have been like.

In this series we were walking through the woods and came across a German patrol who were captured by the Allies.

Of secret bunkers and English manor houses used during WW2

During the Second World War, Hughenden Manor was used as a secret intelligence base code-named “Hillside”.  This was found in the basement of the manor many years later when it was de-classified

RAF

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FrontPage news

Newspapers from a secret WW2 bunker in the basement of Hughenden Manor

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Photography during World War 2

During the Second World War, Hughenden Manor was used as a secret intelligence base code-named “Hillside”. The UK Air Ministry staff at the manor analysed aerial photography of Germany and created maps for bombing missions, including the famous “Dambusters” raid.[9]

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3,811 American war graves

Let them speak for themselves…

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