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home guard conversation summer 1940

by Winchester Museum WW2 Exhibition

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crantock near newquay cornwall
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15 June 2005

brief conversation overheard between 2 members of home guard (or LDV) in the summer of 1940 at Crantock in cornwall:
A: He distinctly said that if the enemy was to come in here, we was supposed to attack.
B: Not until we're armed.

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