On 30th of June 1940 Germany invaded the undefended Channel Islands. It was to remain occupied until 9th of May 1945.
HMS Tern also known as Royal Naval Air Station Twatt was a massive airfield constructed within months of the outbreak of War in 1939.
For this walk, good boots and a good map are advised.
Lest We Forget
“There are walks which are a bit short to be considered as ‘proper’ walks, but which are very good if you’re not feeling too good, and would like to get some fresh air.”
A German living in Scotland, and a Scot living in Germany. Our Grandparents were on opposing sides of the war.
On this day, 22nd July, in 1902 Marion Wilberforce, the pioneering Scottish aviatrix, was born.
It’s a fabulous easy walk where you can take your time.
They will be on show at the temporary space set up in the Hoy Hotel from Saturday 30th June.
The guns were given to the Museum and Orkney Islands Council has made no monetary gain from the donation.