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Family IWM North Saturday & Sunday

Family Hub: D-Day Disguise and Deception at IWM North

Location: IWM North Libeskind Rooms

Time: All day Saturday and Sunday

Discover more about the deceptive tactics the Allies used to trick the Germans into thinking D-Day would happen at a different time and place.

Build your own ‘Rupert’: ‘Ruperts’ were dummy paratroopers, dropped by the Allies over France to make the Germans believe they were being attacked in a different area to where the real landing was taking place.

Fake Tanks: Learn about inflatable tanks used to deceive the Germans. Create your own dummy tank to trick your family.

Hobart’s ‘Funnies’: Discover Percy Hobart’s ‘Funnies’, special tanks modified to clear minefields, lay bridges, swim through water and more. Design a unique ‘funny’ tank to solve a problem.

Link to the activities is here: https://www.iwm.org.uk/events/family-activities-iwm-north