Tag: World War 2

Eastleigh prepares to remember

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Eastleigh’s remembrance sunday service marking the centeneary of the Armistaice on the 11 November will feature two new additions to the town’s war memorial – two granite and marble monoliths bearing the names of Eastleigh’s “Glorious Dead” – all those who fell during the First and Second World War. Last year Eastleigh Local Area Committee…

Hampshire at War

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A fascinating new documentary describing wartime activities in Hampshire, from 1939-1945, during the dramatic days of World War 2, has recently been released on DVD by the Bristol based production company 1st-Take Entitled Hampshire At War and based on the book of the same name, the documentary is presented by its author, the best-selling Social Historian…

Wartime Bunker Unearthed

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Engineers have uncovered a World War II bunker, said to be  of “national significance”, while digging a trench on the former airfield site at Hamble. The bunker was found on land behind Hamble Lane by engineers from contractor 4Delivery who were laying a new sewer for Southern Water. During World War 2, Hamble’s North Airfield was…