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BBC Southern Counties Radio
People in story: 
Mrs Morgan - Miss Penn in the War
Location of story: 
Jevington
Background to story: 
Civilian
Article ID: 
A4385865
Contributed on: 
07 July 2005

This story was submitted to the Peoples War site by Jas from Global Information Centre Eastbourne and has been added to the website on behalf of Mrs Morgan with her permission and she fully understands the site’s terms and conditions.

My father was in the ARP and this particular evening there was a frantic knocking on the cottage door.

My father went to the door, a very excited voice gabbling!!

He shut the door and came in roaring with laughter.

Mother said “What was all that about?”

“Can’t stop!” he said grabbing his tin hat and gas mask. “Tell you later”

Some 2 hours later when he came back he started laughing as soon as he got in the door.

Once again mother said “What was all that about?” Through his laughter he said

“That was Mrs Vine,

she said they had dropped some insanitary bombs.”

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