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Evacuated to Nottingham

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nottinghamcsv
People in story: 
Mrs Nicholls
Location of story: 
Yorkshire / Nottingham
Background to story: 
Civilian
Article ID: 
A4890143
Contributed on: 
09 August 2005

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

I was 12 when war broke out, I was in a home at the time, in Yorkshire. What I can remember about the war is 3 unexploded bombs in front of the home, to the side of a college. They didn’t go off which was funny really because there were ones going off all around there. When those ones came so close they rounded us up in buses and we were evacuated to Nottingham. We were evacuated to private houses, we were at a school and from there we were shuffled out to houses. I was with a very nice family.

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