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John Gardiner
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15 December 2005

This story was submitted to the People’s War site by Mairi Campbell of the BBC on behalf of John Gardiner of the Glasgow Old Peoples Welfare Association and has been added to the site with his permission. The author fully understands the sites terms and conditions.

It was not an ordinary day. I think they had a celebration…you know to celebrate the end of the war. Before you were called up if you liked it or not, I did not like it at all, food was rationed, there was no light — darkness all the time.

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