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The night Mother caught a German

by Action Desk, BBC Radio Suffolk

Contributed by 
Action Desk, BBC Radio Suffolk
People in story: 
Elizabeth
Location of story: 
RAF Honington
Background to story: 
Civilian
Article ID: 
A5968416
Contributed on: 
30 September 2005

One evening during the war my Mother went into the outside toilet, only to find an Airman sleeping there! He awoke and started talking in a foreign language. Quickly my Mother shut the door and shouted for my Grandfather to fetch the police as she'd caught a German!
On further investigation it turned out to be a Polish airman stationed at RAF Honington, who had a bit too much to drink and climbed over the wall from the pub next door!

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