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Olive's Story

by shropshirelibraries

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People in story: 
Olive Swanborough
Location of story: 
Shifnal
Background to story: 
Civilian
Article ID: 
A4045330
Contributed on: 
10 May 2005

I was a nurse in Shifnal and that was a reserved occupation. I remember the sky being lit up which showed us where the bombing was happening. I also remember being in Warrinton when a USA ship came up the Manchester Ship Canal and the sailors threw oranges to us on the shore.

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