/Tag: THE SECOND WORLD WAR

AIRMEN’S GRAVE

By |2019-08-20T06:31:13+00:00August 20th, 2019|Categories: Fairwarp History|Tags: , |

AIRMEN’S GRAVE THE SECOND WORLD WAR Fairwarp has two sites of interest relating to the Second World War; The Airmen’s Grave and The Italian POW camp. On the night of the July 31st 1941, a Wellington bomber was returning from a raid on Cologne. One of its two engines had stopped [...]

ITALIAN POW CAMP

By |2019-08-22T09:41:37+00:00August 19th, 2019|Categories: Fairwarp History|Tags: , |

ITALIAN POW CAMP THE SECOND WORLD WAR Fairwarp has two sites of interest relating to the Second World War; The Airmen’s Grave and The Italian POW camp. Just leaving the main village, heading east on The Street, tucked away in among trees is two dilapidated buildings that formed the POW [...]