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Joan Quibell's Diary - Part One - War Declaredicon for Story with photo

Towards the end of my time at College, Hitler invaded Czechoslovakia and a lot of talk about war was being...

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The night before, 9th April, Coventry was badly bombed again and it seemed the practice of our enemy to...

Joan Quibell’s Diary — Part Four - 1942 (January - May)icon for Story with photo

I found a good friend in Joan Cattell and I loved my spare time wandering around York. Enemy hammers gave...

Joan Quibell's Diary - Part Six - 1943icon for Story with photo

It was here in “G” typing pool that I met Marjorie McIver, Joan Lindsell, Doris Keane, Queenie...

Joan Quibell's Diary - Part Seven - 1944icon for Story with photo

When I was cowering in the hut listening to the sickening screaming of the bombs and the barking of the...

Joan Quibell's Diary - Part Eight - 1945 A Wartime Weddingicon for Story with photo

Les and I bade each other a long and lingering farewell in the late afternoon and he and Ernie returned to...

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