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Battle’s Over – A Nation’s Tribute 11th November 2018

11th November 2018 - 12th November 2018

On 11th November 2018, the United Kingdom and its friends overseas will mark the day 100 years ago when the guns fell silent at the end of the First World War. The Norfolk

Tank Museum will play our part in remembering the sacrifice of millions of men and women by joining in Battle’s Over:

6.55pm Battle’s Over – The Last Post. The Norfolk Tank Museum own Buglers that will be be playing The Last Post.

7.00pm Battle’s Over – WWI Beacons of Light will be lit. In commemoration and remembrance of the end of the war and the many millions who were killed or came home dreadfully wounded, a chain of 1,000 beacons will be lit throughout the United Kingdom, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and UK Overseas Territories at 7pm on the 11 November 2018 – a century after the guns fell silent. The Norfolk Tank Museum will be lighting its own beacon of light.

The event will also commemorate the huge army of men and women on the home front who, often in dangerous and exhausting conditions, underpinned the war effort – keeping the wheels of industry turning, bringing the harvests home and ensuring the nation did not starve.

The beacons will symbolise the light of hope that emerged from the darkness of war, the Norfolk tank Museum will be join in, in this important national commemoration on 11 November 2018, especially as the majority of us would have had a previous member of your family involved in this four year conflict.



11th November 2018
12th November 2018


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