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Family Mission: HMS Belfast Crew

History

Family Mission: HMS Belfast Crew

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Mission Control: Series Two

Are you ready for your mission? 

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Family Mission: Morse Code
Morse code was widely used during the Second World War by Britain’s armed forces. Learn how to use it to send your own messages!

Mission Control: Series One

Choose a challenge and let us know how you get on!

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Family Mission: Animal Investigators
Use your animal investigator skills to find out what roles these special animals played during wartime. 
Poster for IWM Family Mission: VE Day House Party featuring photographs of celebrations on VE Day
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Family Mission: VE Day House Party
Swing into the VE Day Bank Holiday and (house) party like it’s 1945 with our special Family Mission! CBBC Presenter Ben Shires has your mission briefing and a special masterclass for you to enjoy. 
Poster for Family Mission: DIY Walkie Talkies
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Family Mission: DIY Walkie Talkies
Ben Shires reports from submarine HMS Quiff with a challenge for you - can you design your own walkie talkie?
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Family Mission: Mystery Messages
Discover your secret code name and use invisible ink to create your top secret ID card!

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Family Mission has been created with the generous support of Old Possum's Practical Trust