The story of HMS Argonaut; crippled by an Italian submarine attack, she made it across the Atlantic to be rebuilt and returned to the beaches of Normandy for D-Day.
During the Second World War France was occupied by German forces and Brittany was no exception. Close to the major port of Brest, La Roche Maurice, along with many French villages, has a very sad and difficult wartime history to relate.
Our twin village of La Roche Maurice in Brittany suffered during World War Two as did many in France. Their war memorial carries the names of 18 people who died tragically for France.
With only one more day to go until the VE-Day 75th Anniversary, today we would like to remind you how you can celebrate within your own home and garden.
Many people lost their lives fighting in WWII, some came back alive, and others stayed and did their bit at home. Today we would like to remind you of the men and women who were the heroes.
Local dances were extremely important to the occupants of towns and villages throughout Britain during WWII. It was a place to meet your friends and have fun.
Though most women were left at home when WWII started, as their men went off to fight, a large number enlisted for the services or did vital war work.
A short Local History of Nursing During WWII
Only 5 days to go until VE-Day. Today we want to tell you about Evacuees, several of whom landed in Bishopsteignton during WWII.