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Boys at war

by nottinghamcsv

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nottinghamcsv
People in story: 
Pearl Bostcok, Amos Bostock
Location of story: 
Nottingham
Background to story: 
Army
Article ID: 
A4486539
Contributed on: 
19 July 2005

"This story was submitted to the People's War site by CSV/BBC Radio Nottingham on behalf of Pearl Bostcok with her permission. The author fully understands the site's terms and conditions"

My father in law, Amos Bostock was 15 when he was in the war and weas abroad. He came face to face with another soldier so he shot him. it was a young German boy who turned out to be 15 too, the same age. He took his ID cards and when the war was over he wrote to the family of the boy. They then exchanged Christmas cards every year until about 3 years ago when the cards stopped.

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