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Artefact of the Month

June, 2007

This month we are introducing a new regular item on the website, Artefact of the Month, to complement our very popular Aircraft of the Month piece. Each month ‘Artefact’ will highlight one of the many fascinating items that the Museum has on display alongside our unique collection of aircraft. The first of these is Wacker, a knitted mascot that flew more operations than many RAF airmen did in WW2, and on one occasion protected its owner from a shrapnel wound by taking the hit itself. Check it out by selecting Artefact of the Month from the Home page.

Talks by Tangmere

The Museum is able to offer speakers to interested groups or societies on a range of subjects connected with the history of operations at RAF Tangmere and other military aviation subjects.

Further details of the full range of presentations and the availability of speakers can be obtained by calling the museum on 01243 790090, by emailing your interest to director@tangmere-museum.org.uk or by letter marked for the attention of the Director.

Museum Development

The Museum car park has been enlarged and re-laid and audio guides provided with the assistance of LEADER – the European Agricultural Fund for Redevelopment.

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