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York Minster WW2 Airman Memorial

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In one of the side chapels at York Minster they have this very cool memorial for all airman who died during WW2.  The monument has a hand written journal with every name of every airman who died ( over 50,000).  

At the same location the have a “ five sisters” memorial for women who died during the war with the names written on panels behind little doors







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The Brits take their war dead very seriously, what strikes me is the calligraphy in the book, such exquisite attention to detail.

Thanks for sharing Geezer!

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