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Wednesday, June 16, 2010

Dambusters dig to find secret bunker

ARCHAEOLOGISTS have begun an investigation at the home of the Dambusters in a bid to find a secret hidden bunker.

St Vincent’s, off Harrowby Road in Grantham, will forever be assured a place in British history as the headquarters for No. 5 Bomber Group during the Second World War and the birthplace of the Dambusters.

‘Bomber’ Harris and Barnes Wallis were both at St Vincent’s the night of the Dambusters raids. Now, more than 70 years later, St Vincent’s will welcome investigators from Grantham Archaeology Group to find out what secrets the building still holds.

Read more about the Dig for the Secret Bunker

1 Comment:

Richard Wing said...

I hope they succeed in their digs and find artifacts from this bunker. Amazing how so many years later, people are still discovering important relics of history, especially from WW II. Great read and interesting article, for sure.

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