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Framed Print of Anti-aircraft platform at Swindon Station c.1940

Anti-aircraft platform at Swindon Station c.1940
Anti-aircraft platform at Swindon Station c.1940
An anti-aircraft platform can be seen in this image of Swindon Station, but what is most intriguing is the very small Swindon Junction sign hanging in the centre of the platform canopy. In 1940 precautions were put in place to thwart possible German parachute invaders. For the GWR this meant the removal of station signs, but nationally it included the removal of signposts, milestones and AA village signs. The idea was to confuse foreign invaders should they land in the country.

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Framed Print of Anti-aircraft platform at Swindon Station c.1940

An anti-aircraft platform can be seen in this image of Swindon Station, but what is most intriguing is the very small Swindon Junction sign hanging in the centre of the platform canopy. In 1940 precautions were put in place to thwart possible German parachute invaders. For the GWR this meant the removal of station signs, but nationally it included the removal of signposts, milestones and AA village signs. The idea was to confuse foreign invaders should they land in the country. This small sign was a means of allowing general passengers a discreet way of identifying where they were

We are proud to offer this print in collaboration with STEAM Museum of the GWR

STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway

Media ID 19929771

Anti Aircraft Guns Station Swindon World War 2

22"x18" (56x46cm) Modern Frame

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Uncropped Image 29.3 x 38.8cm (est)
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Product Size 45.7 x 55.9cm (est)

Watermarking does not appear on finished products

Wooden framed 20x16 print incorporating a digital mat effect. Overall outside dimensions are 22x18 inches (559x457mm). Finished back features brown backing paper, hanging bracket and corner bumpers. Glazed with durable Styrene Plastic to provide a virtually unbreakable glass-like finish, easily cleaned with a damp cloth. Maximum size of printed image is 16"x12"

Product Code dmcs_19929771_6989_459

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> STEAM Museum of the GWR > The Railway at War > Second World War

> STEAM Museum of the GWR > The Railway at War

> STEAM Museum of the GWR > Stations and Halts > Wiltshire Stations > Swindon Junction Station

> STEAM Museum of the GWR > Stations and Halts > Wiltshire Stations

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