Category Archives: Second World War

Posts about the Second World War in Essex

School Trip Friday – Imperial War Museum Duxford

Today’s school trip Friday was to the remarkable Imperial War Museum at Duxford, Cambridgeshire – home to hundreds of aircraft from both the First and Second World Wars, along with other military vehicles such as tanks, ambulances, and anti-aircraft guns. Below … Continue reading

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Wordless Wednesday – Second World War Pill Boxes

The B184 is the busy main road north out of Great Dunmow which leads onto the pretty town of Thaxted.  Clearly visible from this road, in the fields surrounding the River Chelmer, is a series of Second World War Pill … Continue reading

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Follow Friday: My Top 10 websites for Essex Ancestors

Genealogist Thomas MacEntee of Geneabloggers runs a great website for genealogists. He suggests ‘Daily Blogging Prompts’ to help inspire bloggers to write genealogical posts.  In the spirit of one of his Prompts, Follow Friday, my post today contains my top 10 … Continue reading

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