Bearskins, Bayonets and Bravery - Notes from The Guards Museum

Bearskins, Bayonets & Bravery - Notes from The Guards Museum Episode 14

July 05, 2020 Andrew Wallis, MBE, OL, DL Season 1 Episode 14
Bearskins, Bayonets and Bravery - Notes from The Guards Museum
Bearskins, Bayonets & Bravery - Notes from The Guards Museum Episode 14
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Bearskins, Bayonets and Bravery - Notes from The Guards Museum
Bearskins, Bayonets & Bravery - Notes from The Guards Museum Episode 14
Jul 05, 2020 Season 1 Episode 14
Andrew Wallis, MBE, OL, DL

In this episode, the Director looks at the period between the two world wars and talks about the abdication of King Edward VIII.  He also describes the fantastic model of the Scots Guardsman Locomotive on display in the museum which is a sight to see.  He ends by looking at the career of an outstanding Grenadier officer, Field Marshal The Lord Gort whose selfless bravery was noted on 13 separate occasions earning him a Victoria Cross in the process.

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Show Notes

In this episode, the Director looks at the period between the two world wars and talks about the abdication of King Edward VIII.  He also describes the fantastic model of the Scots Guardsman Locomotive on display in the museum which is a sight to see.  He ends by looking at the career of an outstanding Grenadier officer, Field Marshal The Lord Gort whose selfless bravery was noted on 13 separate occasions earning him a Victoria Cross in the process.

Support the show (http://www.justgiving.com/campaign/guardsmuseumsupport)