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Stories categorised in 'Love in Wartime'. These stories may contain references to other themes.

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Mary Daniels - My War Experienceicon for Recommended storyicon for Story with photo

Although we didn't think about the war, the firm I worked for, Charles Letts the diary people, were...

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David and his Regiment were eventually sent to High Wycombe in preparation to go to France but after...

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My grandfather could not afford a new suit, so she suggested he wore his Home Army uniform and anyone with...

Marriage 1944icon for Recommended story

We had arranged to have the wedding reception in the hall at the Starbank road School Small Heath. We went...

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Douglas Bader flew with two artificial legs, but I think I was the only servicewoman driver with one leg....

Love Conquers All: Even the War: A Wartime Bride in Greenislandicon for Recommended story

At the end of the war troops were returned to their original bases and Eveline had word that Victor would...

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Panic reigned for most of the day until the lady came back and said to Nancy, “Is this yours? It...

The Wedding Dress: A WAAF's Special Dayicon for Recommended story

Insufficient coupons for a wedding dress The next time there was a dance at the NAAFI he was there and...

Tomatoes of Happinessicon for Recommended story

I did not want to go into any of the Services, so I applied for, and was accepted in the NAAFI depot...

Anderson Shelter and the WAAFicon for Recommended story

When Doris was a child she lived in Birmingham with her mother, father and sister. Doris and her sister...

Evacuation and Romanceicon for Recommended story

Patricia Marriott was 14 when she was evacuated with other class members from Buckingham Gate Central...

Lucky for Me: Boy Meets Girl on Coventry Train, 1942icon for Recommended story

My mum found the piece of paper my dad had given her with his address on....

Love at first sight in Dovericon for Recommended storyicon for Story with photo

THE FOLLOWING IS A TRANSCRIPTION OF AN INTERVIEW GIVEN BY JOAN AND STAN JARVIS, FROM THE ISLE OF SHEPPEY IN...

Love at First Sighticon for Recommended story

They got chatting and Roy asked Jean to write to him when he returned to his regiment. Roy and Jean married...

Wedding traumasicon for Recommended story

Eventually we decided to get married and arranged a wedding in Warley RC Church for the 18th January. I...

My Wedding Dayicon for Recommended story

There were nine air raids on the day I got married: I got dressed in the Anderson shelter and so did all...

A Wartime Weddingicon for Recommended storyicon for Story with photo

I was one of the lucky wartime brides who had the full wedding outfit, as my wedding had been planned for...

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I had heard all about wedding cakes and the fact that they were coated in Royal Icing which appealed to my...

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A colleague was the squadron medical officer named Xygmund Zubryski. We visited a Displaced Persons camp to...

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I met a Canadian pilot, also an amputee, and we went out together, both on crutches which caused quite a...

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