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Posted on Tuesday 28th February

As part of the 2012 Churchill Lecture Series, the Churchill War Rooms are hosting Churchill and Photo Intelligence on Tuesday, 13 March, 6.30–9.00pm.

Taylor Downing, author of Battle Stations, will talk about RAF Medmenham in April 1941, when a group of academics, boffins and eccentrics supported by Winston Churchill started to work in secret on photo intelligence.

Using remarkable examples of aerial photographs, Taylor Downing will explore Churchill’s support for the secret world of photo intelligence.

For ticket information go the website.

Further Reading

Battle Stations

Only £19.95

Battle Stations

(Hardback - 192 pages)
by Taylor Downing

The publication of Battle Stations is timed to coincide with the first UK screening of the first four parts of the major new History Channel series of the same name. Each chapter (and each programme) covers one particular legendary weapon system; the Spitfire, the Sherman Tank, DC-3 Dakota and the amphibious DUKW. The story is told from the earliest design stage, through production to its battle-winning use in a particular theatre and phase of the… Read more...


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