Wartime Farm , Series 1 : Episode 7

Wartime Farm

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Episode 7: In 1944, Britain had been at war for five long years-and the fields surrounding Manor Farm filled up with troops as the Allies assembled the largest naval task force in history for the D-Day invasion. The farmers do their bit by growing flax, which was used to make parachute webbing, fighter aircraft fuselages, tents, and ropes. Peter learns how to train racing pigeons for their long missions.