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The Shetland Bus

 Date:26/07/2005
 Type:Culture, History
 Location:Scotland, Edinburgh

Dr Diana Henderson of the 'Scots at War Trust' tells the tale of a remarkable operation where a secret base in Shetland was set up as a safe haven for fishing boats bringing refugees, supplies and secret agents to and from German occupied Norway. The journey across the treacherous North Sea became so regular that the link was named 'The Shetland Bus'.

Date: 26th July 2005
Time:7pm
Place: The National Library of Scotland (www.nls.uk), George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EW, tel: 0131 623 3845, Typetalk: 18001 0131 623 4835, e-mail: events@nls.uk 

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One of many boats/ships used as 'The Shetland Bus'.