Friday, 17 February 2012

Event - WWII bombing threat is subject of talk (Mexborough)

A TALK will be given on the defence of Sheffield during WWII at the next Mexborough and District Heritage Society meeting.
Historian Cory Garner will give the presentation at the George and Dragon pub in Mexborough on Tuesday, February 28, at 7.15pm.
He will explain how General Sir Fredrick Pile, Commander-in-Chief of Anti-Aircraft Command, organised defences from the north of Doncaster to the south of Chesterfield in order to protect Sheffield’s industrial factories.
Mr Garner will also show a short film depicting the defence of the city.

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