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PoW Cryil survived Hiroshima, Charlie beat Auschwitz and soldiers' letters from the frontline

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Nick - Web Team Nick - Web Team | 08:56 UK time, Thursday, 19 June 2008

It was a lovely, sunny morning when we all noticed a bright, shiny aeroplane flying high above us. It circled around for a while and we all thought it was taking reconaissance photographs for a planned bombing run of Hiroshima, when there was this almighty blast
A few seconds later we were all blown completely off our feet by the resultant shockwaves. We all thought an ammunition dump had gone up! - Cyril Jones

Full story - BBC News Wales

Meanwhile, Charlie Evans, 89, who spent four years as a PoW in Auschwitz is being recognised by the Royal Welsh regiment.

There's a call for for munitions workers to be honoured for their efforts during World War II.

And we've just uploaded more letters from soldiers on the frontlines during the Boer War, WWI and WWII which are the focus of an exhibition in Wrexham Museum, Mentioned in Dispatches.

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