WWII in real time

2 hours ago
Churchill hopes for "Operation Lucid" to burn German invasion transports at anchor, as Spanish Armada was once burned by Sir Francis Drake's fireships: "Let's singe Mr. Hitler's moustache."
2 hours ago
2 British tankers, packed with explosive fuel, are sailing towards French coast- fire ships meant to explode in port, incinerating ships of the German invasion fleet. https://t.co/Y5ShWyJSxo RealTimeWWII photo
6 hours ago
American film magazine Look advertises upcoming Charlie Chaplin film "The Great Dictator". Might be a satire. https://t.co/LOL1JyCf2p RealTimeWWII photo
18 hours ago
After sinking Vichy French submarine Ajax (after evacuating all of its 61 crew), Anglo-French fleet is sailing away from Dakar- de Gaulle has abandoned Operation Menace.
18 hours ago
High street in English town of Esher, near London, now being sprayed with tear gas by government- to test British preparedness for poison gas attack. https://t.co/3rciqdpKtF RealTimeWWII photo
21 hours ago
Free French & British forces have spent all day trying to fight their way into Dakar harbour- alternating between swapping shellfire with Vichy French defenders & making pleas for them to join forces & fight against Germany. https://t.co/6oqcqZYDW1 RealTimeWWII photo

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One Response to Below the surface Pictures

  • I was lucky enough to go to the bunker in the late 50s when I had a student job with Robsons the furniture store. Robsons seemed to have a contract with HMG to act as contractors for portering any of HMG sites. The bunker seemed to be still ‘active’? Our instructions (all six of us) was to wheel a Perspex screen, several yards, across the floor area.(a single child could have done this) but of course this was an HMG CONTRACT! I hope this of interest. (I also attempted, more recently, to buy a smaller bunker near Stannington. But my sealed bid was too low.

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