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Air Raid On the Home Front at Rufford Abbey 26-27 Sept 2015

People are going about their business – police arresting spivs, civilians coming and going. There is a special event on in Rufford Abbey that a lot of people are present at. The air raid siren sounds, and people look round … Continue reading

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Photos of Air Raid at Rufford, Sept 2014

We have just received a report from the ARP wardens as follows: At around 2:20pm we received word from our colleagues in Leicester that a doodlebug had passed overhead, and was approaching us. At 400mph, it would be with us … Continue reading

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On the Home Front at Rufford Abbey, 27/28 September

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

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Air Raid at Rufford Abbey 31 Aug-1 Sept

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

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More photos and a video of the Air Raid at Rufford Abbey

Mick Hill has just sent in a selection of his photos, and James walker has edited his video. Mick’s full set of photos is available here, with a special set on the 25 pounder here. James’ video is here. It … Continue reading

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