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Paper Lanterns.

by derbycsv

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derbycsv
People in story: 
WE Hudston
Location of story: 
Long Eaton, Derbyshire.
Background to story: 
Civilian
Article ID: 
A5268918
Contributed on: 
23 August 2005

My memories of the Second World War are the VE day and VJ day street parties in Oakland Ave, Long Eaton. The long table was opposite the top street air raid shelter and we kids all had paper chinese lanterns with a small piece of candle. At VJ day mine caught fire and was a total loss.

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