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Action Desk, BBC Radio Suffolk
People in story: 
Nancy Carpenter
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Everitt Park we had half the house, the Army had the other half - Oulton Broad
Background to story: 
Civilian Force
Article ID: 
A7354082
Contributed on: 
28 November 2005

I was only 9 years old 1939. My dad was the Park Keeper before and after the war 1962. A bomb dropped at the Naval place across the water at Oulton Broad, the blast blew all our 22 windows inwards we were lucky we didn't get cut. We dived under the stairs, we were having dinner, I took my apply pie under the stairs.

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