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Motorbike Research from the 1920s, 30s and 40s for Under Dark Skies

7 days ago   |   By Tim's Motorcycle Diaries

I'm eighty-thousand words into writing a novel loosely based on my granddad's experience in World War Two. He was in France in 1939 and 1940 during the Blitzkrieg and the Battle of France. Weeks after Dunkirk he was still trying to make his way back to Britain from occupied France as continental Europe fell to the Nazis. I've always found that period of the war interesting. Germany had the initiative and everyone else was struggling to understand what armed conflict had evolved into after two decades of incredible industrial progress following the trenches of WW1. The allies weren't proud...
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