HRH The Duchess of Cambridge’s grandmother was among the first few people in the world to know World War Two had ended.
As well as marking the 75th anniversary of the Government Code and Cypher School getting its vital war work underway, this year’s annual Veterans’ Reunion will give many their first chance to see how Bletchley Park has been transformed.
The British Expeditionary Force (BEF) – about 120,000 men – was mobilised on 5 August 1914.
Lights Out, August 2014
Month by month for the next four years this column will describe how the First World War affected the people of Wendover and how they dealt with the new and extraordinary circumstances that arose exactly 100 years ago.
Remember POWs Enricky Bergmann and Karl heins schuts 1947
The Wendover Remembers Steering Group continues to meet and hopes to coordinate all local activities concerning World War One during the next few years.
Wendover Remembers held its first community meeting on Wednesday 30 April. The group is planning a series of events to cover the centenary of World War One within Wendover.
A memorial has been unveiled to the Polish boys who stayed at RAF Halton during World War 2
James McCudden came to Halton in 1913 as an engine mechanic with 3 Squadron of the Royal Flying Corps. He died on 9 July 1918. The aim of the eponymous centre is to encourage air-mindedness in RAF recruits.