To view this media, you will require Adobe Flash 9 or higher and must have Javascript enabled.

Duration 36:58

GIs and POWs: Kew in the Second World War

Local historian Christopher May reveals the wartime history of The National Archives’ Kew site. American servicemen stationed here created the maps used in the Normandy landings of 1944. Later, the same buildings were used to house Italian prisoners of war who helped to clear bomb damage in London.

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

We will not be able to respond to personal family history research questions on this platform.
See our moderation policy for more details.