Deborah (debris4spike) wrote,

London W/E Part 1

I am going to get a few photos up today - and these were from Day 1.

I went to The Imperial War Museum, which I have been to before - but they did have some of the Poppy Display there ... so am glad I got there to see that, as I had missed it when it was at the Tower.  However I did go to see the beacons at The Tower.  I wasn't 100% impressed, but I think it didn't help as I got pushed doen a small step by the crowds, which screwed up my back and knee for the holiday (Pain killers are great)

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I do like it that you can see Tower Bridge in the background here.
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As I said, I am glad that I got to see the Poppies ... they are amazing.

This display is called "The Weeping Window"
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WWI trench signs
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My Grandmother was injured in this explosion
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A piece of The Berlin Wall
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A couple of weeks ago I was watching TV and they were filming something at the RAF museum, and I realised I had never been ... so Day 2 saw me travelling to Hendon, and the planes

A Messerschmidt fighter
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One of the pilots made this coat for his pet dog.
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See - I was there ... an AVRO WWI plane
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A Supermarine Spitfire ... the iconic RAF plane
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A Boeing Flying Fortress - where Mum was living she was surrounded by the USAAF, so would have seen these in the air, all the time
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Tags: camera, grandma w, holiday 2018, london, museum, remembrance, wwi, wwii

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