Events for Saturday 7th September 2013

On This Day in History

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WWII: Start of the Blitz

7th September 1940

The sustained bombing of Britain during The Blitz hit many towns and cities across the country, beginning with the bombing of London for 76 consecutive nights from the 7th September 1940. By the end of May 1941, over 43,000 civilians, half of them in London, had been killed by bombing and more than a million houses destroyed or damaged in London alone.

Further Reading

A Wander Through Wartime London
(Paperback - 140 pages)
by Clive Harris

Through a series of five walks this book discovers the sights, sounds and experience of the capital at war; it details the remaining tangible evidence of the dark days via air raid shelter signs, bomb damage on buildings and memorials detailing heroic and often tragic events.

The…

Only £12.99 at Pen & Sword Books.

This Day's Events


Model Flying Weekend

Starts: Sat 7th September
Ends: Sun 8th September
Price: Adults and Seniors £9, SVAS & OWMAC £5
Tel: 07775 662955

Old Warden Aerodrome, Nr Biggleswade, Beds SG18 9EP

Model Flying in Nr Biggleswade, Beds

Model Flying Weekend

Festival of Flight - End of season Fly-In.

Come and fly with and enjoy a weekend of relaxed display and use this opportunity to stock up on all those goodies you require for your winter model building programme.

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