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Peoples War Team in the East Midlands
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Janet Coy (nee Vowles)
Location of story: 
Ilkeston, Derbyshire
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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"

We lived near Stanton Iron works where they made the bomb shells. We were playing out and saw an aeroplane coming very low. As children we stood there waving at it until we realised it was a German plane. We then saw it crash near Stanton and I can remember going to see all the wreckage.

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