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Hero is a Man Named DAD

My Dad was working in the local hospital when war broke out so he had to go into The Royal Army Medical...

May Blitz: In Liverpool

I remember the dreadful bombing,especially Scotland Road and Netherfield Road, where 300 people were killed...

St George's Day

He was well known in the area as Charlie Tartar, and didn't like to use the air raid shelters saying...

Blitz on Liverpool

My father drove all over Liverpool at night, with virtually no lights on his motorbike,delivering messages...

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I Would Have Not Been Born

My mother Elsie Lester was booked by her father onto the evacuee ship City of Benares to sail from...

Air Raid: On Birkenhead in 1942

During the ensueing journey to the shelter we were continually being showered with shrapnel from the anti...

No Escape from the Bombing

My father was the air raid warden and was killed in the bombing. In 1944 the Hemswell Airfield was bombed...

Train Explosion

My parents were both factory workers during the war and had their baby daughter looked after by a relative...

Tuebrook Liverpool Hit By Exploding Ammunition Train

I guess that the people of both London and Liverpool needed a sense of humour to see them through the dark...

Airshow at Speke In 1938icon for Story with photo

In 1938 my brother and I were very excited when we were taken to an airshow at Speke. This picture shows us...

Growing up outside Liverpool

My most vivid memory is of my Grandfather holding me up high, the sky was bright red as far as I could...

Air Raids Minus a Roof! — Liverpool Blitz

My dad Bowen and Grandad George were having a few pints of beer, as dad was home on leave from the Merchant...

Liverpool Blitz Seen From Azalea Road.

His Dad, my Grandpa, was away in the Navy, working convoys across the North Atlantic. Dad told me about...

VE Day photographicon for Story with photo

We had one in our street - or rather in the back-garden of one of the families in the street. Here is...

My Mum's W.W.2. Experience

My Mum Frances Kelley was born December 1935... One night her mother had just bathed my mum, her sister and...

My Wartime Job: In a Soup Factory in Liverpool

Spratt's factory used to make a variant of their dog biscuits for the soldiers!...

Sole Survivor

Great Mersey Street, Cubbon Street and Arnot Street were all hit... St Gerard's and St Aphonsus...

Literally Blown Out

I was one of eight children sharing a house in liverpool.We were bombed regularly and this one time we...

Saucepan Lids On Your Head!

Mrs Mabel Nicholas remembers being a young Mother with two small children during the bombing of Liverpool....

Living in Chester

John Jones lived in Liverpool in 1940, and was moved to Chester as a 8 year old. From is house in Chester...

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"...and live again our school life blest."

That's from your D-Day Dodgers, in sunny Italy... School was, however, a wonderful preparation for...

The Wirral Coast in WW2

The Hoylake area, being close to Liverpool and Birkenhead, could hear and see the dreadful blitz they were...

Please No More War!

He worked on the trams, after his shift, he would open the cellar door, we would all be there, my mum...

Arms, Legs and Cockroaches!

Arms, Legs and Cockroaches. One night we were running to the air raid shelter when my Dad heard this...

My Brief Evacuation to Southport

Then after that we used to go from Bootle on Jarvis Robinson's open wagon... I don't live in Bootle...

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