SD9906 : Yanks are back in Saddleworth

taken 11 years ago, near to Uppermill, Oldham, Great Britain

Yanks are back in Saddleworth
Yanks are back in Saddleworth
Re-enacting a memorable scene from the feature film 'Yanks' the convoy passes through the centre of Dobcross during the Yanks Event of 2007 LinkExternal link
Dobcross was one of the locations of the 1979 feature film 'Yanks' starring Richard Gere and Vanessa Redgrave.
The event is celebrated in August every year with a three day Yanks event, including the Famous Yanks Dance at the Civic Hall in nearby Uppermill, followed on Sunday by The Yanks Convoy-The Biggest Military Vehicle convoy in the UK which passes through the Saddleworth villages of Uppermill,Delph,Diggle and Dobcross.
In 2010 the event was renamed Yanks are back in Saddleworth LinkExternal link
SE0210 : Yanks Event
SE0209 : Standedge Cutting
SD9806 : The Woolpack Inn Dobcross
SD9905 : Yanks in the High Street Uppermill
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Date Taken
Sunday, 12 August, 2007   (more nearby)
Monday, 13 August, 2007
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 992 066 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:33.3722N 2:0.7947W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SD 991 066
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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