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The lads saved us

by BBC Southern Counties Radio

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BBC Southern Counties Radio
People in story: 
Beryl Libin
Location of story: 
Bramber, West Sussex
Article ID: 
A4683017
Contributed on: 
03 August 2005

I was once walking along the river at Bramber with a friend (we had cycled there) when all of a sudden we were thrown to the ground by army personnel and right over us came a German plane machine gunning the area as there was manoeuvres going on (we didn’t know) so the lads saved us.

I ended up cooking supper for them. Toast-cooked cheese in a saucepan with tomatoes cut up in it — they thought it was great. The pilot baled out and was taken prisoner.

This story was submitted to the People's War site by volunteer Sue Craig on behalf of Beryl Libin, and has been added to the site with her permission. Beryl fully understands the site's terms and conditions.

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