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15 October 2014
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Stories contributed by shropshirelibraries

My Mother's Memories of the Liverpool Bombings
Chopin in Swansea
In London on VE Day
Tale of a Telegraph Lad
My First Solo Prayer
Sweeties for Titch the Pony
US Soldiers at Ludlow Racecourse
A Savage Does His Bit!
Tanks for the Memory!
Wartime in South Shropshire
BEF Memories 1939-40
Dinner with the General
My Brave Husband John .icon for Story with photo
The Day The Bomb Parachuted into My Garden
A Ludlow VAD storyicon for Story with photo
No Bananas!
Wartime Memories of a Parachutist
Caen and Falaise in a tank
The day the Bomb Hit the House Next Door.
Pictures Purloined at Predappio
Jack's story
Jean's story
Olive's Story
Dorothy's story
Lottie's story
Edna's story
I was 15 when war broke out
Albert's Story
Olive's Story
Most Bombed Village
Kathleen's Memories
Clare's story
Rose Remembers
The Other Side
Seventeen in the Blitz
Wartime Childhood in Hampshire
Memories of Liverpool
On the Home Front in Ellesmere
From Liverpool to the Army, via Shropshire farms
I danced with Stewart Granger
Memories of a Canadian nurse
Where I was on VE Day 8th May 1945
Wartime Boyhood on a Shropshire farm
From Holiday resort to Garrison town
The Youngest Shorthand Typist
Hiroshima after the Bombicon for Story with photo
A Warm Canadian Welcome
Teacakes and toast in Brighton
A Commando's 'Moving Experience' in Canterbury!
A Royal Marine Commando, a 3ft wall, a minefield and a German plane!
Watching the fighter planes and the evacuation from Dunkirk
Land Army Housewives Course-1945icon for Story with photo
Enigma and all that - in the A.T.S. 1940 to 1945icon for Recommended storyicon for Story with photo
A Mickey Mouse gas-mask and no bananasicon for Story with photo
A Silent Pal
Terry Cartlidge's Wartime Childhood
War career
Post Office Work - bad news, good news.
The Introduction of Coupons
Sinking of The Lancastriaicon for Story with photo
The Zephyr
A young woman's life in the East End
Evacuees come to Albrighton
Memories both tragic and humorous
Happy Memories of Evacuation to Shropshire from Liverpoolicon for Story with photo
Memories of Evacuees in Pontesbury
At Brogyntyn during the War
I was an evacuee...
Canterbury in the First Year of War - a Child's View
He Dipped his Wings and Met his God - the Last Raid of George Challinoricon for Story with photo
My Days in ENSA
My part in Hitler's Downfallicon for Story with photo
A Royal Ordnance Factory Remembered
Bombing Memories as a Child in North London
My memories as a POWicon for Story with photo
A Student's Storyicon for Story with photo
Childhood Memories of Bombing 1944
21st Army Groupicon for Story with photo
A lucky escape in Doodlebug Alley
Herbert Frank Napper's WW2 Recordicon for Story with photo
Surviving the Blitz - Jo's story
Jack Conde's Waricon for Story with photo
Back of the Sheds Social Committeeicon for Story with photo
Theo's Diaries
Children's Nursing
A Child's Memoriesicon for Story with photo
Blitz on Coventry
Born in an air-raid shelter
A mother's love during World War II
Pauline Rice -evacuee to W.R.N.Sicon for Recommended storyicon for Story with photo
Wartime Food
"MY WAR WITH THE FORGOTTEN ARMY" (Part 1)icon for Story with photo
"MY WAR WITH THE FORGOTTEN ARMY" (Part 2)icon for Story with photo
My Army Tales Germany - Herbert (Tommy) Handleyicon for Recommended storyicon for Story with photo
Middle East - Herbert (Tommy) Handleyicon for Story with photo
The resourcefulness of ordinary people
Berlin April 1945
War Through a Child's Eye
Wartime memories of teaching
Berlin 1942 Our dog
Minesweeper 109
Memories of the Second World War
A young mother in wartime London
Proud to be British
A Woman for all Seasonsicon for Story with photo
Evacuation 3.9.39 - the day that changed my life
A Prewar Christmas
Grandma's childhood memories No. 1
Memories of being in the Land Army 1942
Hereford Messenger Serviceicon for Story with photo
Wartime Years at Boulton Paul Aircraft Offices
A Few Wartime Memories
A Few Wartime Memories of Home
Grandma's Childhood memories No. 2
Blitz Letter 1941icon for Story with photo
Memories of Sheerness

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