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TITLE
Tain - Voices From Their Past (3 of 13)
EXTERNAL ID
TDM_DONNIEMACLEOD_03
PLACENAME
Tain
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
ROSS: Tain
DATE OF RECORDING
2005
PERIOD
2000s
CREATOR
Donnie MacLeod
SOURCE
Tain & District Museum
ASSET ID
3078
KEYWORDS
audios
Second World War
World War 2

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This audio recording is part of a World War II project carried out by Tain and District Museum. 'Voices From Their Past - Messages For Your Future' was recorded in 2005. The gentleman being interviewed in this extract is Donnie MacLeod.

'Word got back to Tain that there was a seaplane, a German seaplane, landed at Meikle Ferry, and I don't know how we got to hear of it but there's two of us - I can't remember who the other person with me was - but we got on our bicycles to go out to see it. And we got out, about halfway down Meikle Ferry Road, when we were stopped. But in the background you could distinctly see this German seaplane. Apparently the - there was two Norwegian pilots stole this plane in Norway and flew it over here - escaped over here with it - and landed out in Meikle Ferry. That was in 1940. I understand that later on the plane was taken down to Helensburgh and was scrapped there.'

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Tain - Voices From Their Past (3 of 13)

ROSS: Tain

2000s

audios; Second World War; World War 2;

Tain & District Museum

Voices From Their Past - Tain

This audio recording is part of a World War II project carried out by Tain and District Museum. 'Voices From Their Past - Messages For Your Future' was recorded in 2005. The gentleman being interviewed in this extract is Donnie MacLeod.<br /> <br /> 'Word got back to Tain that there was a seaplane, a German seaplane, landed at Meikle Ferry, and I don't know how we got to hear of it but there's two of us - I can't remember who the other person with me was - but we got on our bicycles to go out to see it. And we got out, about halfway down Meikle Ferry Road, when we were stopped. But in the background you could distinctly see this German seaplane. Apparently the - there was two Norwegian pilots stole this plane in Norway and flew it over here - escaped over here with it - and landed out in Meikle Ferry. That was in 1940. I understand that later on the plane was taken down to Helensburgh and was scrapped there.'