IWM Duxford

Discussion in 'WW2 Museums. Events, & places to see.' started by Paul Reed, Aug 20, 2010.

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    I popped up to Duxford this week; first time since the 1980s. What a staggering place! You can read my report on my Blog here:

    IWM Duxford « Out of Battle

    A few photos.

    They have a very good 1940 section.

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    2-pounder AT Gun.

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    Vickers Light Tank:

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    Panzer IV.

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    Moving on, I thought this 5.5-inch in its gunpit was superb!

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    Battle for Berling diorama.

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    Battle of Normandy section starts on a LCA.

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    Some excellent full size dioramas.

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    Don-R from 3rd Division.

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    Moving on, the hall then finishes off a look at WW2 ending with the Iraq conflicts.

    One for Ron:

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    Moving on we went to see some of the aviation related exhibits. The Ops Room was impressive.

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    Surprised to find this 9.2 had been brought from Gibraltar in the 1980s.

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    The Battle of Britain hall was very interesting.

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    But this Ju-52 really impressed me.

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    The Ghosts of Duxford.

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    8th Air Force Memorial; glass panels with the aircraft lost from each squadron displayed. Very effective.

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    Paul,

    A great set of photos, thanks for posting.
     
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    Paul
    Thanks for the photo's Duxford is always a great day out, nice to see the B17 memorial photo reminds me of several aquaintances who gave generously to the American Hall.
     
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    Wow!
     

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