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Recollections of Colin Metcalfe, Part 1 : the Phoney War and the Canadians

My Uncle and Aunt had no children, and I had one older sister, Jean. My maternal grandparents, both in...

Recollections of Colin Metcalfe, Part 2 1940 : Dunkirk, the LDV, cadets and airplane spotting

Redhill, Reigate's twin-town, was an important railway junction... Trains full of Dunkirk evacuees,...

Recollections of Colin Metcalfe, Part 3, The rest of the war : National savings weeks, hair cuts and news

There was not a lot of good war news, though I recall being at the cinema when a hand-written slide was...

Recollections of Colin Metcalfe, Part 4 : D-Day, Gen Miller, Doodlebugs and the end of the war

Recollections of Colin Metcalfe, Part 4 : D-Day, Gen Miller, Doodlebugs and the end of the war. With D-Day...

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