for yourself what life was like for civilians on the ‘Home
Front’ during WWII. Experience the sights and
sounds of an air raid. See how people lived at that
time and find out what you could eat with a week’s
i ddarganfod sut oedd bywyd cartref yn ystod yr Ail
Ryfel Byd. Profwch swn ac awyrgylch ymosodiad o’r
awyr. Cewch weld sut fywyd oedd gan y bobl, a beth
allech fwyta gyda dogn fwyd wythnos!
back in time to the early 1940s…
Most people have heard of the London ‘Blitz’, but the ports
and industrial towns of South Wales were also targets for the German
Luftwaffe. 1940s Swansea Bay tells the story of the impact of the bombing
raids on the area, and how the local people managed to cope with the
Ewch yn ôl
i’r 1940au cynnar…
Mae llawer o bobl wedi clywed am ‘Blitz’ Llundain, ond roedd
porthladdoedd a threfi diwydiannol De Cymru hefyd yn dargedau i Luftwaffe’r
Almaen. Mae Bae Abertawe 1940au yn adrodd stori effaith yr ymosodiadau
bomio ar yr ardal, a sut roedd y bobl lleol yn ymateb i’r dinistr.
the course of the bombers in the RAF plotting room
before taking cover in the air raid shelter! Then,
when the all clear sounds, stroll down the reconstructed
street, past houses, shops and into the corner pub.
daith yr awyrennau yn ystafell gynllunio y Llu Awyr
Frenhinol cyn fynd am loches yn y gysgodfa. Wedyn,
ar ôl clywed y seiren, ewch am dro ar hyd stryd
sy wedi’i hail-greu, heibio’r tai, a’r
siopau ac i mewn i’r dafarn ar y gornel.
films and displays of actual material from the period
help bring to life a time over 60 years ago when everyone
had to carry a gas mask and identity card. Could you
survive on a typical week’s rations?
ffilmiau byr ac arddangosfeydd o greiriau’r adeg
yn helpu dod â’r oes yn fyw – pan
oedd pawb yn cario mwgwd nwy a cherdyn adnabod. Allech
chi fyw ar ddognau bwyd wythnos arferol?
out more, visit our Gallery
a’n Oriel i ddarganfod
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