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Living under occupation - candle shortage

by Guernseymuseum

Contributed by 
Guernseymuseum
People in story: 
KAYE LE CHEMINANT
Location of story: 
Guernsey
Background to story: 
Civilian
Article ID: 
A4013966
Contributed on: 
06 May 2005

We had half a church candle, a nice thick one, and for an hour each evening we burned this and during this hour everyone had to do whatever needed light — after that we sat in the dark, wrapped in eiderdowns and blankets playing word games — the blankets were then warm to wrap ourselves in for bed-time.
KAYE LE CHEMINANT

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