A World War II dinner

March 3, 2013 12:00 0 comments

The soiree will take place on the 8th of March at Beaumanor Hall and the benefits will go to a charity chosen by MSF.

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The mansion, situated in Leicestershire, was requisitioned in 1938 by the War Office ‘Y’ Group. From their lounges, the encoders were engaged in the decryption of all messages emitted by the German army through the ‘Enigma’ machine.

In addition, in 1943 and from Beaumanor Hall, they were able to determine the triangulations to locate the enemy’s radio stations, and the coordinates were sent to the RAF (Royal Air Force) so that they could be bombed.

From that military intelligence centre, Chairman of the Council for the County of Leicestershire, Peter Lewis, is organizing a World-War-II themed benefit dinner.

The object of the dinner is none other than to catch the killer that killed one of the agents that worked on the decoding of codes sent by the Nazis.

The price of the dinner is thirty five pounds and includes a three-course menu which can be chosen upon registration.

All benefits will go towards a charity that will be chosen by the chairman of Médicos Sin Fronteras (MSF) (Doctors Without Borders).

Similarly, there will also be a raffle and a prize will be given to the person who correctly guesses who killed the agent.

The event, jointly organized by MSF, will take place on the 8th March at 7 p.m. in Beaumanor Hall (Woodhouse, Leicestershire, LE12 8TX).

If you would like to buy a ticket for the ‘World War II Murder Mystery Meal’, you should contact the President’s office: +44 (0) 1163 056 061, or email him at: chairman@leics.gov.uk.

For more information, you can visit the webpage: http://www.msf.org.uk/WWII_murder_mystery_Leicestershire.event.

 

 

(Translated by Caroline Gutierrez – Email: carolinegutierrez@btinternet.com)

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