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15 October 2014
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Hit the Target

In 1940 when I was a child on the family farm a German plane dropped 6 bombs, one fell on Mintridge, our...

Doodlebugs

I ran out to the back door and called my dad who was in the garden, and as he got in the...

Memories of a Bomb in Kings Langley

Harry Ford, the local greengrocer, was doing his weekly rounds one day, along Railway Terrace in Kings...

No Fish and Chips for Tea that Night!

There were loud bangs of bombs dropping which landed up by Blackpole Estate, where the munitions factory...

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To Ashperton and Back

In 1939, when I was 12, I was evacuated from Birmingham to Ashperton, which is near Ledbury. He and his...

Evacuated as a Secondary School pupil:To Hereford

For schooling St Philip's shared the Hereford Grammar School buildings -mornings for the residents and...

The Radio

Adults and children would sit quietly and listen to the NEWS every day on the BBC The news reader always...

A Boy in the Storm of the War

" I can remember a bomb dropping on the good's yard in Stoke Works...on the railway and I was in...

Wonder and amazement as the war ends

The caravan was situated near a railway station and when soldiers were brought back from prisoner of war...

Celebration Cake for VE Day

When the cake was cooked I took it out of the oven and left it to cool down before taking it out...

One Morning on the Milk Round

I was in a reserved occupation as I was a farmer with a milk round. One morning I remember seeing a German...

Gas Mask troubles

One day I forgot my gas mask until I was half way to school... When I got to school I got into...

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Whilst fighting in either Italy or France my father sent me some clothes including this dress which i have...

Childhood Memories

Whilst being outside in her pram an aeroplane crashed and her mother pulled the pram inside just in time...

What's News?

I was six years old in 1945 and my Mum turned on the news as usual. It was after the Armistice and...

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