Very little remains of what was once a massive airfield in World War 2 set up to protect the Royal Navy’s fleet at Scapa Flow.
HMS Tern also known as Royal Naval Air Station Twatt was a massive airfield constructed within months of the outbreak of War in 1939.
Full Circle: An Orkney family reunited after 200 years Separated by distance and culture (Part 1)
“In 1771 Magnus entered the service of the Hudson’s Bay Company as a labourer and remained with the company for thirty years. At this time two thirds of the workforce of the company were Orkney men and I’m sure he would have known several men who had already signed up. “