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The Blitz: Huddled Together - As Told by Marion Hunter

by skegoneill

Contributed by 
skegoneill
People in story: 
Marion Hunter and family
Location of story: 
Belfast
Background to story: 
Civilian
Article ID: 
A2725436
Contributed on: 
09 June 2004

We went into shelters and when the bombs went off everyone huddled together. Some people cried and some prayed. We were all very afraid. My Mother gathered her family together, except for my two brothers who refused to come. On one particular occasion when the all clear had been given we came out to find my two brothers covered from head to toe in black ash. They said the house had shook.

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