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The National Archives Podcast Series

The National Archives

Government & Organizations, National

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Listen to talks, lectures and other events presented by The National Archives of the United Kingdom.

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GIs and POWs: Kew in the Second World War

September 16th, 2009

Episode 108 of 481 episodes

Local historian Christopher May reveals the wartime history of The National Archives' Kew site. American servicemen stationed here created the maps used in the Normandy landings of 1944. Later, the same buildings were used to house Italian prisoners of war who helped to clear bomb damage in London.

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