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From the Dunkirk Beache

March, 2007

A Union Jack rescued by a German Soldier from the beaches in Dunkirk in 1940 was presented to the Museum in February and will go on show in March. Friedrich Marschall, a member of an AA unit, found the carefully folded flag and kept it at his parent’s house with the intention of returning it after the war. Unfortunately he perished in Russian captivity in 1948 and for many years it remained stored in a family home in East Germany until it was rediscovered and subsequently presented to the Museum.

Talks by Tangmere

The Museum is pleased to be 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.

The presentations are usually given as an audio/visual presentation using the Museum's equipment. Our presentations can be tailored to suit audiences ranging from specialist societies to community based groups and range in length from 40 to 90 minutes depending on the subject matter.

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.

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