Cowes at War.

Arctic Rd market Hill mass grave Whites Home GuardUnit Bomb Disposal Ambulance drivers 1944.

 June 2004, to coincide with the 60th anniversary of D Day newly formed, Cowes Heritage sought to capture what it was like living in Cowes at a time when England faced the threat of destruction & invasion followed by a push for victory & the joy of street parties to celebrate VE Day.


Pictures: Arctic Rd after the bombing night of 4th/5th May 1942. Bottom of Market Hill.devestation on night of 4th/5th May 1942. Mass grave for those killed on the night 4th/5th May 1942. One of several local Home Guard groups. Bomb disposal. Ambulance drivers & attendants outside the Rotunda , Northwood House 1944.