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Polperro, Old Smugglers Cottage 1924 - Francis Frith

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Cornish mine man-engine, used for transporting miners to and from the surface

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Geevor Tin Mine: Man Engines

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St Ives Fisherman - 1898 - Cornwall Guide Photos

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8.Pendennis Castle - The Half Moon Battery was dismantled in 1938 so when war broke out it was quickly re-equipped. Information to the battery was sent from an underground room at the nearby Bay Hotel.

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7.July 10th 1940 Falmouth Docks was badly bombed. Three vessels were hit. Maria Chandris, The Tuskalusa and The British Chancellor. Fortunately the tanker had no oil on board. This painting by Charles Pears can be seen at Falmouth Art Gallery.

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2.Grove Place - Falmouth became a safe haven for troops and refugees. Boats would arrive filled with as many soldiers and civilians as possible. These soldiers arrived in 1940 after being evacuated from France.

THE BRITISH ARMY IN THE UNITED KINGDOM 1940

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