Monthly Archives: July 2023

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Asbestos Audit Ltd The Tyne & Wear Heritage Forum  North-East Diary1939-1945 Yorkshire Air Museum Subterranea Brittannica Website The UK 1940s Radio Station plays music, news, old time drama and comedy shows from the 1940s along side music from artists past and present who have recreated the music from the era. RAF […]

Cold War Use

The life-span of the Regional War Rooms appears to have been quite short, though details are unknown. By the time that most of the purpose-built structures were nearing completion in 1955-6, the advent of nuclear weapons had led to an enormous change in the perception of the threat posed by […]

August 15th 1940

Many thanks to Brian Pears for allowing us to reproduce his account of this momentous day. See for a fascinating North East War Diary. Thursday, 15th August 1940 D348Today was probably the most significant day in the Battle of Britain as far as the north-east is concerned. That is […]