Tag Archives: tangmere

  1. Le Chant des Partisans: 75 years since a song took flight

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    July 24, 2018 by Andrew W M Smith

    When Andre Malraux eulogised Jean Moulin and the ‘army of shadows’ on the steps of the Panthéon in December 1964, …
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  2. Resistance by Moonlight

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    April 6, 2018 by Andrew W M Smith

    There’s always a slightly awkward moment when you talk to a room full of history enthusiasts about your favourite item …
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  3. How a Ladies’ College Played a Vital Role in Operation Overlord

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    July 19, 2017 by Andrew W M Smith

    On 16 August 1940, the Stuka raid on Tangmere was one of the most serious yet to have struck England. …
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  4. Pseudo-Padres Hiding in the Lavatory: An RAF Escape Exercise, 1943

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    February 16, 2015 by Andrew W M Smith

    Continuing in the series of comical findings from the archives, I thought I’d relate details of an RAF Escape Exercise …
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