The Battle of the Atlantic talk Jonathan Dimbleby at National Archives
Talk, Tue 4 Oct 2016
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The Battle of the Atlantic was the single most important campaign of the Second World War. Victory or defeat for Britain hung on the outcome of this six-year long struggle for supremacy in the Atlantic.
In this talk, broadcaster and acclaimed author Jonathan Dimbleby will show how Britain's success in the Battle of the Atlantic led to the allied victory in 1945. Through extraordinary personal diaries and letters written by both sailors and politicians, he will tell the epic story of how the allies won the war.
|Tue 4 Oct 2016||19:00 to 20:00|
£8.00 - £10.00
- World War One Centenary
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Car : The National Archives is half a mile south of Kew Bridge, on the South Circular Road, A 205. Junction 2 of the M4 motorway is about one and a half miles away. There are 116 spaces in our car park which are free (on a first-come, first-served basis) to researchers using The National Archives. The car park is open from 08:30 to 19:00.
Train : The nearest station to the Kew office is Kew Gardens (Underground - District line and Railway - Silverlink Metro / North London line). Kew Gardens is in both zone 3 and 4, and the journey from central London to Kew takes about 40 minutes. It is a short walk from the station via Ruskin Avenue to The National Archives.
Other convenient railway stations for The National Archives at Kew are Richmond (Travel one stop from there to Kew Gardens) and Kew Bridge (a 15-20 minute walk to us).
Bus: The R68 bus route ends by the entrance to The National Archives, and the 65 and 391 bus routes run along Kew Road.
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