Operation PLUTO: the Island’s key wartime role

The Island’s role in one of the Second World War’s most extraordinary secret projects has been underlined after the recent award of Grade II listed status to a Browns Golf Course pavilion which played a crucial role in the enterprise and is now a building of special historical interest.
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On the beach but always reaching for the stars

But while setting out the chairs and taking money from relaxing holidaymakers, John invariably had other things on his mind. Even though he may not have realised it at the time, he was taking the first steps towards becoming one of the world’s most talented design engineers.

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