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Peoples War Team in the East Midlands
People in story: 
Janet Coy (nee Vowles)
Location of story: 
Ilkeston
Background to story: 
Civilian
Article ID: 
A4002841
Contributed on: 
04 May 2005

"This story was submitted to the site by the BBC's Peoples War Team in the East Midlands with Janet Coys permission. The author fully understands the site's terms and conditions"

An unexploded bomb dropped in Ilkeston. The area around had to be evacuated and people came to live at our house while the bomb was being removed. I was a very naughty girl as I hid the cornflakes to prevent our guests having them.

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