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Vehicle display draws crowds

There was an array of vehicles from the era Credit: ITV News West Country

It wasn't just 1940s clothing on display either. One of the big draws were the rows of pristine military vehicles - ranging from classic cars to army jeeps from both Britain and America. There was even a fully restored Sherman tank.

A Sherman tank was just one of many vehicles on display Credit: ITV News West Country


Crowds turn out for Dig for Victory

Celebrations took place at the North Somerset Show Ground, for the Dig for Victory event.

Now in it's 4th year the 1940s themed festival tells the story of what life was like during World War 2.

People attending the event wore full 1940s costumes Credit: ITV News West Country
There was fly past from a Hurricane and Spitfire Credit: ITV News West Country

The day also included a fly past from a Spitfire and Hurricane, as this year marks the 70th anniversary of the Normandy landings.

Families remember 22 killed in bombing raid

The raid took place 74 years ago Credit: ITV News West Country

Relatives came from across the country to this graveyard near Perranporth to remember the victims who died in a bombing raid seventy four years ago this month.

A new memorial now hangs in the local church Credit: ITV News West Country

Twenty two men died in the raid, nineteen of them were buried here.The graves have recently been renovated by a grant from the War Graves Commission."

The raid was carried out on Penhale Army Camp by a lone German bomber.

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