Projects

Project Team: Argyll & Bute Council

Project Title: Kintyre Remembers

Exhibitions in this Project:

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Kintyre's darkest days

On 3rd September 1939, Britain declared war on Hitler's Germany It wasn't entirely unexpected in Kintyre, as preparations for the eventuality of war had been made from the beginning of the year. Still, it was with a great sense of foreboding that people listened to the radio message of the Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain. This message was printed in full in the Campbeltown Courier, in its first wartime issue on the 9th September. 'Kintyre Remembers' commemorates the 60th anniversary of the ending of World War II through personal accounts and articles from The Cambeltown Courier.view project

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War at home

On 3rd September 1939, Britain declared war on Hitler's Germany It wasn't entirely unexpected in Kintyre, as preparations for the eventuality of war had been made from the beginning of the year. Still, it was with a great sense of foreboding that people listened to the radio message of the Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain. This message was printed in full in the Campbeltown Courier, in its first wartime issue on the 9th September. 'Kintyre Remembers' commemorates the 60th anniversary of the ending of World War II through personal accounts and articles from The Cambeltown Courier.view project

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Women in uniform

On 3rd September 1939, Britain declared war on Hitler's Germany It wasn't entirely unexpected in Kintyre, as preparations for the eventuality of war had been made from the beginning of the year. Still, it was with a great sense of foreboding that people listened to the radio message of the Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain. This message was printed in full in the Campbeltown Courier, in its first wartime issue on the 9th September. 'Kintyre Remembers' commemorates the 60th anniversary of the ending of World War II through personal accounts and articles from The Cambeltown Courier.view project

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Wartime families

On 3rd September 1939, Britain declared war on Hitler's Germany It wasn't entirely unexpected in Kintyre, as preparations for the eventuality of war had been made from the beginning of the year. Still, it was with a great sense of foreboding that people listened to the radio message of the Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain. This message was printed in full in the Campbeltown Courier, in its first wartime issue on the 9th September. 'Kintyre Remembers' commemorates the 60th anniversary of the ending of World War II through personal accounts and articles from The Cambeltown Courier.view project

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Friendly invaders

On 3rd September 1939, Britain declared war on Hitler's Germany It wasn't entirely unexpected in Kintyre, as preparations for the eventuality of war had been made from the beginning of the year. Still, it was with a great sense of foreboding that people listened to the radio message of the Prime Minister, Neville Chamberlain. This message was printed in full in the Campbeltown Courier, in its first wartime issue on the 9th September. 'Kintyre Remembers' commemorates the 60th anniversary of the ending of World War II through personal accounts and articles from The Cambeltown Courier.view project