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Home Guard; Christabell

by Action Desk, BBC Radio Suffolk

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Contributed by 
Action Desk, BBC Radio Suffolk
People in story: 
Mr & Mrs Bertram & Christabell Clarke; son Gary & daughter Sally
Location of story: 
87 Blackthorp, Rougham
Background to story: 
Civilian
Article ID: 
A5911490
Contributed on: 
26 September 2005

I remember my Mum and Dad surrounded by Americans at Rougham airfield. The Americans went on bombing raids over Germany during daylight; only the British raided at night.
My Mum walking me along when a disabled plane crashed into trees ahead of us, and an ambulance crashed into a house! But we survived! The Polish Free army took over from the Americans. When they had movie films they let us children sit at the front, for free, as we understood about these films.

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