Tyne and Wear HER(5564): High Spen, Searchlight Battery TT244

  • Description

    "Searchlight Battery - During WW2 many of the Tyneside searchlights were manned by the 225th Anti Aircraft Artillery (Searchlight Batallion) USA. Their headquarters was at Debdon Gardens in Newcastle (HER 5559). Many of the searchlight sites were used as low security POW camps after the American troops left, accomodating the prisoners who were working on local farms....."
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    SiteLines
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: https://sitelines.newcastle.gov.uk/SMR/5564
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 6 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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