Helicopter Museum world at war event – in pictures
PUBLISHED: 08:00 13 April 2017
D-Day veterans and actors arrived at The Helicopter Museum in Locking at the weekend, for its World At War event.
The two-day event coincided with the re-opening of its World War Two-era control tower and pilots block, which was brought back to life by 150 re-enactors, and 40 military vehicles.
The tower was re-opened thanks to a £138,000 grant from the Coastal Communities Fund.
The actors gave visitors an insight into how the airfield and block would have been used during the war.
Richard Gibson, who played Herr Flick in the iconic comedy ‘Allo ‘Allo! helped to open the new exhibition, along with 92-year-old veteran Dennis Greenslade.
Mr Gibson also signed autographs for fans, and the proceeds went to the armed forces charity SSAFA, which provides support to veterans and their families.
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