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More Balloons  
  No. 11 Balloon Centre A short history of No.11 Balloon Centre at Pucklechurch, 1939 to 1945, and RAF Station Pucklechurch, 1945 to 1959.
 
  No. 17 Balloon Centre More from RAF Sutton on Hull in this Team Ministry site for Sutton and Wayne
     
  Airship Heritage Trust (The) Not barrage ballons, but airships; the piloted version of our favourate bag of wind.
 
  Barrage Balloon Reunion Club Learn about the balloons from the people who flew them. A very interesting and informative site with lots of pictures and diagrams.
 
  Fidler's Dream A site about balloons with a mixture of pages; some serious. some light-hearted.
 
  Peoples War A collection of over 100 stories and memories relating to barrage balloons from the BBCs Peoples War project.
 
  Science Reference Service Discusses the use of balloon barrages by US Marines.
 
  Sparticus Schools Project Contains a selection of interesting stories relating to balloons and balloon barrages.
     
Local History  
  EYFHS The East Yorkshire Family History Society is the best place to start for those researching their local ancestry.
     
  Heroes of Hull A site dedicated to remembering the people of Hull and district who lost their life in times of conflich; civillian or military, home or abroad.
     
  Hullwebs History of Hull A non-academic glance at the history of Hull and its people.
     
  Sutton Team Ministry There is so much to learn from our friends in Sutton and Wayne that we thoroughly recommend a visit to this site.
     
Military History  
  Air of Authority A very thorough, private, history of the RAF
     
  The Menin Gate, Ypres The Menin Gate Memorial is perhaps the most visited Great War Memorial on the Western Front. Spare a moment in thought as you pass through.
     
  UK War Memorials Search the records of war memorials commemorating all wars located throughout the United Kingdom.

 


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