Tyneham

Tyneham The fullest archive of descriptions and pictures of the lost community of Tyneham where the entire acre parish was evacuated six days before Christmas in in order to train tank crews for t

  • Title: Tyneham
  • Author: Rodney Legg
  • ISBN: 9780948699306
  • Page: 134
  • Format: Paperback
  • The fullest archive of descriptions and pictures of the lost community of Tyneham where the entire 3,003 acre parish was evacuated six days before Christmas in 1943, in order to train tank crews for the Battle of Normandy.

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    1. c1992: I was fortunate to be able to visit this village on a day that the MOD opened it up. Wow - so evocative and just a short walk from a magnificent coastline and beach. This book was the perfect lterary companion and should be read by anyone interested in World War II from society's point of view. I am very proud to be Dorset born! From his obit in The Telegraph: "An eccentric and generous man, Legg was also something of a social misfit; at public events he would usually be hidden somewhere [...]

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