Leeds “Then and Now”

The last couple of posts have been about our trip to London so I thought I’d do one about our recent time up in Leeds. This post focusses on the “Wings for Victory” parade. In 1943  the wings for victory campaign was launched and was designed to raise funds for new aircraft for the RAF. Wings for Victory week was 26th June – 3rd July 1943 in Leeds, on the 29th of June there was a parade which the AAGB were part of. Below is a great picture of the team from Leeds marching past the Jubilee Hotel. Despite Leeds having been highly redeveloped the hotel building is still there to this day!

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