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  • Writer's picturePenrith and Eden Museum

VE Day 75th anniversary May 8th 2020 Short Quiz

1. In 1939 a Spitfire aeroplane crashed near which Eden town ?

2. In 1939 a northern Grammar school was evacuated to Penrith; which one was it ?

3. In Octber 1940 a Wellington Bomber crashed near to which Eden village ?

4. Penrith Urban District Council erected an Air Raid shelter whereabouts in the town:

5. Which country house estate near Penrith was requisitioned for hiding and storing aeroplanes ?

6. A railway bridge near Penrith was nearly hit by a bomb from a German aircraft.

Which one ?

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