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VE Day at Police HQ, 1945

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To celebrate 'Victory in Europe' officers and their families at Police Headquarters made a large bonfire on the Skid Pan. On top sat a model of Hitler. A German model of a plane was attached to a wire and set on fire, and released to ignite the bonfire.

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20th Oct 2008 by Becky Latchford

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Citizenship, History, PSHE

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Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 4+

Keywords:
VE Day, bonfire, Essex, police, Hitler, 1945, War, German

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