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A Closer Look: Military Pride at IWM North

Join IWM North for a free tour about the hidden histories of LGBT communities in times of war.

01 February - 29 February 2016

Hear the personal stories of lesbian and gay service personnel Jo Kirk, who serves in the RAF, and Patrick Lyster-Todd, who served in the Royal Navy.

Discover the stories of Rudolf Brazda (pictured above in the late 1940s), the last known concentration camp survivor deported specifically for homosexuality, who risked his life to help others escape Nazi persecution, and Alan Turing, the pioneering scientist.

Photograph used with kind permission of Jean-Luc Schwab / The estate of the late Rudolf Brazda.

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