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Black Outs

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nottinghamcsv
People in story: 
Dorris Lowe
Location of story: 
Chilwell Nottingham
Background to story: 
Civilian Force
Article ID: 
A4487880
Contributed on: 
19 July 2005

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

We used to have to put ‘black outs’ up — you couldn’t even have a chink of light showing. Even though it was the war you were totally safe at night and we didn’t feel unsafe

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Posted on: 01 August 2005 by Peterborough Museum

hi do you think people would be very scared and very chatty about it and would go round eachothers houses and be all happy!

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