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Jun 10, 2017 - The pregnant waitress

Today we checked out of House41 in Aylesbury and headed up to Bletchley Park - home of the code breakers in WW2. The website said to allow 4-6 hours. ha ha J thought! We actually stayed there 6 hrs! What did we learn there? AUEB HEOQ WJSB SJSI SMEE AKEO SPSP NAQO NISH KKLO PPWS BBEO SKEO WWOS and so on.......... Actually it was very fascinating - About 10000 people worked there at the peak The estimate is that the war was shortened by 2 years They cracked the first Enigma machine within 3 weeks The secrecy was so great that in the 1970s...

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Nov 28, 2014 - Duxford Imperial War Museum

Today we visited the impressive Duxford Imperial War Museum. Our last visit was over 20 years ago but it had certainly changed. The museum is based on an old World War 2 airfield. There was a whole range of exhibitions outlining the history of flight, science of flight, a whole range of aircrafts including the first test Concorde, the history of the Duxford airfield and a lot more. Most of the exhibits were thankfully inside as it was a cold and grey day. We really only scratched at the surface of what the museum had to offer. An enjoyable...

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