Public Talk – “Highball: a Cinderella story (with robots!)” – 11 February 2021

The first Highball breaks the surface
Mosquito dropping Highballs
Highballs being tested on Loch Striven in 1943

BWF Trustee Dr. Iain Murray will be giving a public talk about the recovery of the Highball bombs from Loch Striven in 2017 as part of the talks programme at Brooklands Museum. The talk will cover the history of Highball (the anti-ship version of the Upkeep “dam busting” bomb), the connection with Loch Striven, and the mission to recover a Highball for Brooklands Museum.

The online talk will be given on Thursday 11th February 2021 at 7.00pm and is free and open to the public.

UPDATE: a recording of the talk was made by Brooklands TV and is available on YouTube