SLIDESHOW: 1940s weekend at Crich Tramway Museum

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Celebrations of the D Day Landings attracted the crowds to the Crich Tramway Museum at the weekend.

Three hundred re-enactors - British service personnel, US army and airforce, Home Guard, French Resistance fighters and even Winston Churchill - created the atmospheric scenes at the popular Derbyshire attraction.

1940s Weekend at Crich Tramway Museum: Injured RAF pilot George Faulkner shares a joke with his Red Cross nurses (actually wife Carol and daughter Tracy Clarke)
1940s Weekend at Crich Tramway Museum: Injured RAF pilot George Faulkner shares a joke with his Red Cross nurses (actually wife Carol and daughter Tracy Clarke)

Organisers estimated the crowd to be around 2,000 strong on Saturday, though Sunday’s weather kept numbers down.

 

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