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Demobilisation and return to the U.K. by Edna Stafford (nee Hodgson)

There were only six of us in the W.A.A.F. who were home for demobilisation, the rest being A.T.S. girls, so...

Stan escapes from Poland and finds love in Scotland

Later, when it was dark, the farmer returned with the bitter news that Stan's brother had been shot as...

War Brides

While waiting for his BYMS to be built, he was billeted at the Barbizon Plaza Hotel in Manhattan where...

From Norwich to Hamburg with the Royal Artillery

The Germans had a habit of tying wire across the road at head height to get us dispatch riders. We were the...

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Missing believed Killed

Then, when I had reached the bottom of the stairs, there would be Lyn with perhaps a bunch of snowdrops or...

My Wartime Wedding

I was engaged to Ted who was a Regular in the RAF and stationed at 32 MU St Athans, South Wales... Ted...

Wartime Memories: Growing Up in Liverpool

We were lucky in St. Helens and didn't suffer much bomb damage compared to Liverpool and Manchester,...

Bradford by the Sea

To live in Morecambe during the war was brilliant, Bradford by the sea, people called it, there were so...

The Duration

The train from Leeds pulled into Manchester station during a lull in the bombing and Mum asked the guard...

WAAF Experiences - RADAR Chain Home Low

Amalgamated Press — London WAAF — Radar Operator — Chain Home Low Gloucester —...

A wedding breakfast

The farmer lost the right to use Land Army girls. Another different lifestyle, this time with five other...

That was the Week That was!icon for Story with photo

I was stuck in the hairdressers, and my young brother, who was to take the wedding cake from our house to...

VE Day Street Party

The other nurse was a London girl and her name was Jean. It was 1944 and the incendiary and other bombs had...

Fond Memories

I went to Glass Street School and remember finishing school at 4.30 and going to Burgess's in the...

Friendshipicon for Story with photo

Travelling around at that time was very restricted, so we did not get to see much of East Germany other...

My Life at Dunstable's Meteorological Office

Four went to Bletchley Park and the other three including myself went to Dunstable. The Met Office closed...

Womens Auxilliary Airforce

Later in 1942 I was transferred to Victory House in London and was billeted in an Hotel near Euston...

William John Biggs. His story of Dunkirk

Ted was at Dunkirk like my papa but he was wounded on the beaches before being lifted on Winchelsea. They...

London Memories of the War

The offices, situated at St Katherine's Dock, were heavily bombed on the 12th May 1941 — many...

War Wedding

We had a white wedding, however as there were very few clothes coupons so I borrowed a wedding dress from...

Gloucestershire - Sid's Story

In 1948 they decided to make their home permanently in Stonehouse and there they lived until their deaths,...

A Young German Refugee Girlicon for Story with photo

I remember one lovely day walking alongside the canal and hearing British soldiers on one side and German...

When the War Started I Was 17 and Very Fond of Dancing

When the War Started I Was 17 and Very Fond of Dancing...

War Story Of Doreen Thorrington

During this time my mother was caretaker of our village school at Sparkwell, and the school was used as a...

From Camberley to Malaysia

At the age of 19, I decided I wanted to be a driver in the A.T.S. I was sent t o Camberley...

The Land Army Girl and the Airmanicon for Story with photo

I also had three bridesmaids, Betty Ball, Edna Palmer and Frieda Inwood, and my brother Jeffrey Palmer was...

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