The museum has unique personal items which once belonged to soldiers from both sides of the battlefield. August Siegel will be your tour guide in the museum, he will tell you a story based on true events and leads you through the museum passing 150 life like fully uniformed mannequins.
St. James Church, Acton Trussell
The St. James Church is situated just outside the small village of Acton Trussell in the English county of Staffordshire. The church is from the 13th century, build in 1212. It was enlarged and rebuild in 1869. The organ chamber and a combined vestry were added together with a new south porch. St. James Church was re-opened in 1870 after being closed for 44 years. The church has a window from the 13th century one from the 14th century and three bells in the tower from the 17th century.
In the backyard a wing of a Roman villa was discovered. From May 1985 archaeologists work here and found artefacts from the Roman and much older times, dating back to the Iron Age, the Bronze Age and even the Stone Age.
In the church yard are two commonwealth graves … Read More »
At the Weymouth sea side stands a cenotaph commemorating United States soldiers who left this harbour to fight on the landing beaches in France during D-Day. The Majority of the American assault force left from the Weymouth and Portland Harbours. Over 144.000 vehicles and over 517.800 troops left the harbours from the 6th of June to the 7th of May, many of the troops left from the Weymouth Pier.