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Camouflage Nets

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threecountiesaction
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Ken Warren
Location of story: 
Wilstead, Beds
Background to story: 
Civilian
Article ID: 
A4916612
Contributed on: 
10 August 2005

This story was submitted to the People’s War site by Nicki Riding for Three Counties Action on behalf of Mr Warren and has been added to the site with his permission. The author fully understands the site’s terms and conditions.

I was a child in the war and I remember making camouflage nets in the old infant school in Wilstead. Everyone who wanted to helped, young and old. We wove coloured Hessian through the netting not a big scale like at Luton but smaller nets, tank covering size.

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