Protecting civilians from danger
Bell ringing, or rather, change ringing origins lie in the sixteenth century when church bells were hung with a wheel. ...
Four months of intense bombing takes its toll
The effect on children's education
Meet Dolly Shepherd, The Edwardian Parachutist, Trapeze Artist, Hot Air Balloon Jumper.
Frederick Charles Harvey, a Flamstead resident, died in an explosion in a munitions factory in Hemel Hempstead, aged just 16. Although a non-combatant, as he was carrying out war work when he died, following a campaign by the Rev. Cecil Russell, vicar of St Leonard’s, his name was included on the war memorial.
Gwendoline Page – The WW2 Code Breaker At Bletchley Park
Kitty Hart-Moxon, Survivor.
Some pilots with Hertfordshire connections and the Spitfire Fund
How residents prepared for air raids
My Hertfordshire Hidden Heroine: Dare Devil & Pioneer Edwardian Lady Parachutist, Miss Dolly Shepherd.
Read About The Women Who Flew Spitfires In World War 2
A nationwide effort to turn off all the lights
Meet Yvonne Maslinksa who worked for MI6 during WW2