Churchill’s Langsett Letter

On the 16th of June 1943, Sir Winston Churchill issued a Top Secret letter from the War Cabinet to the Secretary of State for Air and the Minister of Home Security on the subject of ‘The Protection of Dams & Reservoirs in the United Kingdom from Attack’

The report showed Langsett, Dam Flask and Broomhead had defences totalling 18 40-mm Guns and 27 Searchlights.

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