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# Episode Title Description People Date
1 Oxford at War in 1944 In this 2nd episode, we collate rare colour Oxfordshire footage shot in 1944 by US airforce officers. Film clips concentrate on the social life in Oxford city centre, Wallingford, Dorchester, Abingdon and surrounding villages. Peter Robinson 07 May 2020
2 Creative Commons Trinity: A Real Life Spy Story Frank Close tells the story of Klaus Fuchs and the Bodleian Library. Trinity was the codename for the test explosion of the atomic bomb in New Mexico on 16 July 1945. Frank Close 29 Apr 2020
3 The Origins of Enigma Codebreaking at Bletchley Park Sir Dermot Turing will talk about the origins of Enigma codebreaking at Bletchley Park, the Bombe machine and how it worked. Sir Dermot Turing 18 Feb 2019
4 Art, Design and World War History of Art - Dr Claire O'Mahony Claire O'Mahony 15 Apr 2015
5 Creative Commons Encountering and Appropriating Cityscapes: Lviv and Wroclaw after 1944/45 Sofia Dyak (Center for Urban History, Lviv) gives a talk for the Cantemir Institute. Sofia Dyak 06 Mar 2013
6 Havens across the Sea Local historian Ann Spokes Symonds gives a talk on the Oxford children and mothers who were evacuated to Canada and the USA in July 1941. Ann Spokes Symonds 12 Nov 2009