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Category Archives: Air Raid
The NFS & AFS Vehicles Group are again staging a major air raid on the old abbey buildings, with sirens, V1 approaching, ARP clearing the street, a single big explosion, civilians evacuated by ARP, the NFS tackling the fire, WVS assisting … Continue reading
There are some really great photos from the air raids from Mick Hill that have just been published. Saturday http://survivor79.smugmug.com/Other/AIR-RAID-at-THE-GOLF-HOTEL Sunday http://survivor79.smugmug.com/Other/THE-GOLF-HOTEL-AIR-RAID-20th Hope you enjoy them, even if you weren’t there!
We are taking the Turntable Ladder, the K2 and a couple of pumps – the Large Dennis, and the Beresford Stork, as well as the Mobile Canteen. On Saturday, we will be doing pumping demonstrations and training, and hope to … Continue reading
Somehow the Germans got wind of an important visitor to Woodhall Spa over the weekend of 19th and 20th July 1940, and mounted a hit-and-run air raid on the Golf Hotel where the VIP was expected. A lone bomber passed … Continue reading
Catriona Sutcliffe and Norman Brown took these photos. Thank you both.
You can watch the full air raid here (low res) or here (medium res). Ian Beck has posted another video here.
We had a successful air raid today. Everything worked out, after sorting a teething problem with the Turntable Ladder in the morning. We involved lots of other re-enactors, and the casualties looked great. More photos coming soon.
It is now less than 2 weeks to go, and we are starting to make plans for the air raid. We are looking for people to take part – we all had such a good time both last year, and … Continue reading