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Village Life in WW2

I remember a young girl from London, Jeanette Isaman, joined our family as an evacuee. The headmaster, Mr...

My tenth and final "Final touchdown"

This was the Base of A.I.D;Inspection Unit, which consisted of six Inspectors under the Command of a...

Moving to London

So with my two brothers and sister I had to move to the outskirts of London with my auntie, uncle and...

Learning the Tailor's Trade at RAF Hemswellicon for Story with photo

I was sent to work at Smiths in Drewry Lane, Derby at the age of 14. We had to have a letter...

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Everyday in World War 2

Henry is 90 years old, and is a resident of the New Wycliffe Home for the Blind in Leicester. Henry also...

W.A.A.F. R/T operator

There were three D.F. stations to one aerodrome and two operators to each station. On one occasion I was on...

Guy Gibson Gets Lost!

Noah Grant was a member of the royal observers core during the war. his job was to man the observation...

Divisions at HMS Royal Arthur

Our allotted time soon to expire at HMS Royal Arthur, arrangements made for farewell dinner at hotel, made...

Lancaster Bombers 626 Squadronicon for Story with photo

My husband Bill Edwards was a flight sergeant with the 626 squadron Lancaster Bombers. The crew consisted...

Memories of World War 2: A WAAF at Scampton

I was a WAAF stationed at Scampton as a telephone wireless operator... The Dam Busters had bombed the...

Exercise Invasion

My father was 29 at the outbreak of WW2, but was in a reserved occupation, building cranes, excavators and...

Enjoying Himself

Living in the Black Country was dangerous with bombers coming over most nights particularly on moonlit...

War Broke Out: Holiday Cut Short - Lincolnshire

I was on holiday with my sister, Holly, in Harrogate when war was declared and we were rushed back to our...

North Cotes Airfield, Lincolnshireicon for Story with photo

During World War Two there was an RAF Airfield at North Cotes, Lincolnshire. There are more than 30 Allied...

Air Raid

My uncle , who was not yet old enough for conscription , was working near the London Road pumping station ,...

Deeply regret .......

I was on holiday with my sister, Holly, in Harrogate when war was declared and we were rushed back to our...

Tea at the Windmill

My father, Frank Dobson owned the windmill and bakehouse in Burgh-le-Marsh, Lincolnshire during the war....

Fitters

People may remember Stan for sneaking out of the base on his motorbike through a hole in the perimeter...

The War Wedding Photograph: A Rear Gunner in Lincolnshire

On their wedding photo, there are about a dozen of my dad's RAF comrades. My dad was a rear gunner in a...

The Unsucsessful Bomb

Something shining caught my eye and I remembered the sound of bombs from my earlier years in Liverpool....

Back into Lincolnshire

Not a moment was lost before we started our flying training on Manchester twin engined Bombers and lasted...

German Bomber over Market Rasen

Rather inexplicably the plane turned to drop a few incendries in the field behind our house, but also...

Chocolate

My wartime memories are of my father in the airforce stationed locally at Scampton, Dunholme, Coddington. I...

The Day War Broke Out at RAF Cranwell

I arrived at RAF Cranwell a few days before September 3rd, 1939, the day war broke out....

St Mathias

Peter was around 10 years old in 1941 and was a member of the St Mathias church choir... One of Peter's...

A Bomb Falls on Waddington

One night the air-raid warning sounded and there were sounds of bombs dropping on Waddington where there...

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