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Weymouth and Portland at war

Maureen Attwooll

Weymouth and Portland at war

countdown to D-Day

by Maureen Attwooll

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Published by Dovecote Press in Wimborne, Dorset .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- England -- Weymouth.,
  • World War, 1939-1945 -- England -- Portland.,
  • Weymouth (England) -- History.,
  • Portland (England) -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    StatementMaureen Attwooll & Denise Harrison.
    ContributionsHarrison, Denise.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsD760.8.W49 A77 1993
    The Physical Object
    Pagination100 p. :
    Number of Pages100
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20075696M
    ISBN 101874336164

    When war was declared in , the people of South Dorset were taken by surprise. Initially, there was excitement as the garrison town of Dorchester sprang to life, and Britain's Grand Fleet steamed from Portland Harbour to its war stations in the No.


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While it's not about Weymouth or Portland, Bournemouth is a near neighbour and it seemed a shame not to buy it, particularly at a cost of just £1. 16 March Born in Weymouth Dorset, I was just a young boy at the outbreak of the Second World War inbut it was the impact of these next 5 years that I am sure influenced my future and resulted in me joining the St.

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The harbour was the dividing line at times literally the front line of the ‘war zone.’ Modern day Weymouth started life as two completely separate towns very much at odds with each other.

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Weymouth and Portland and Purbeck districts were in the South Dorset parliamentary constituency, created in The constituency elects one Member of Parliament. The current MP for South Dorset is Richard Drax, a member of the Conservative Party, who was voted in during the General Election, Constituent country: England.

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Noel Coward, John Mills, and Richard Attenborough starred in the wartime drama In Which We Serve, a patriotic war film made in directed by Noel Coward and David Lean, with scenes filmed around Portland.

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