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Events and images from 1939

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Key Events from 1939

From the railway archiveHostilities in Europe draw Britain's armed forces into another conflict with Germany. The railways are pushed to their limits transporting troops, munitions and evacuee children.

There are 4 records from 1939

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L2613
War Railway Services poster
War Railway Services poster
L2742
Pay card of Richard Fowkes, brush hand
Pay card of Richard Fowkes, brush hand
L2743
Pay card of Alfred Robinson, blacksmith
Pay card of Alfred Robinson, blacksmith
L2744
Pay card of Samuel Buckland, plumber
Pay card of Samuel Buckland, plumber