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Memories: Working at Allens Engineering in Bedford

by Civic Centre, Bedford

Contributed by 
Civic Centre, Bedford
People in story: 
Eric Coppenhall
Location of story: 
Bedford
Background to story: 
Civilian
Article ID: 
A2704916
Contributed on: 
05 June 2004

I worked at Allens engineering throughout the 2nd World War. I can remember German bombs falling on bedford. Sometimes I would actually see the incendiary bombs falling from the aircraft. An elder brother who was in the Territorial Army was killed at Dunkirk, he was buried in the military cemetery at Armentiers in France.

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