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15 October 2014
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We are the CSV Action Desk with BBC Hereford and Worcester. We're working with our listeners to ensure their memories are recorded onto this website.

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The night our house was bombed/ My sister's wedding
Lost at Sea
Ten Green bottles
The Sheffield girl
Guardian Angel
I Drove Ambulances
Bill Evan's Story
Percy Boulcott's Story
Nora Foster's Story
Factory Canaries
Marjorie Jelinek's Story
Air Raid Messenger
Childhood Memories
Bill goes to Normandy
Bill goes to Antwerp
Hungry soldier tastes first peach!
Surprised by a mine
Behavior unbecoming
Christmas Blackeye!
Barage Submarine
Cover Under White Cliffs
New Coat
I was evacuated to South Devon
The soldier who exposed himself
My little red siren suit
My little red siren suit
My aunt
War is not a game
Moving from shelter to Shelter
My uncle Ted
My mother's war
My mum couldn't bear to part with me
Memories of a 3year old
Gardens of Ash
Coventry
Feeding Malta
Lights Out!
First of Nine Lives
Map Case
Loving The Land Army
Home Guard
Petrified Petty Officer
Dancing at Wordsley
St Chads Church
Lansdowne Crescent
Forgotten Family
Iron Teeth
Stepladder
What a Bad Back
Head Banger
5 Bob Bet
Petrol Coupons
Ministry of Labour
Improved Language
4½ Year Wait to Marry
my grandfather's bum
Shelter at Portland Walk
Audrey Fox's Wartime memories.
Our Air Raid Shelter
Mother said 'OUT!'
Wheel Saved My Life!
Banana Hospitality
Wartime Memories
Ship ha'pennies
Good times too
East End Hospital
Wartime school / we knitted for England
LIFE BY THE COAL YARD DURING THE WAR
Porteress
Hurtle Hill Farm
Hurtle Hill Farm
The Other Side Of The Story
Sights Set on ATC
WAR TIME MEMORIES
END OF WAR AND POLICE PULPIT
GPO Telephonists in World War 2
'Yes M'ame'
Musty Air Raid Shelter
Cinema Projectionist WRAF
Evacuation From London
Building Spitfires in Worcester
Childhood Memories of WW2 from Fay Stephens
Ferrets versus Bombs
Studley College and Kew Gardens.
Why I’m a fatalist.
Waving at the Enemy!
Sisters for Sale in Africa!
The Bobby and the black-market pork
Snail races in Kidderminster
Country life at Menith Wood (The Gossy)
Don't Scream!
Booby Trapped
Mother’s Sideboard.
Childhood in Dunley
Swanage Tales - Radar
Coloured Wire Toys and Bracelets
Fred Bowdenicon for Story with photo
Fred Bowdenicon for Story with photo
Alan Wintleicon for Story with photo
My first visit to Weston
Lupins Overhead
Home Guard August 1942
Nell Evans 1943
WARTIME - THROUGH THE EYES OF A CHILD
THROUGH THE EYES OF A CHILD
No Evacuation from Harlesden
Billy Bunter - The Basher
Memories of Mrs Cheeseman a F.A.N.Y in Reigate
WARTIME IN THE WRNS
Schoolboy tales of Wartime Worcester
MEMORIES OF AN EVACUEE
Cheer Up, the War’s over!
Memorable extraction!
Les Oeufs
Hitler's HQ in Oxford!
Father Disappeared.
Hallie Salace at Chorley Wood.
Chickens to Ducks in One Night.
Doodle Bug In The Lake.
German Plane Playground!
Americans At Denamen Studios
Moor Park Golf Course.
D-Day Troops
One Ton of Silver Paper.
Parachute Mine On The Odeon.
Ibbotsan's Roof
Moussec Champagne and Wine Company.
Fat Baby
German Prisoners at Sompting, Worthing.
Moving Around - George Snell
Despatch Rider
Bomb Under The Dome Cinema.
Worthing Invasion Precautions
From Bananas to Boots
Wheely Deep Shelter
Lodge Hill Cemetery
Eleven Year Old Racketeer.
Wartime Childhood in Warley
A School Boy Remembers
Christmas Party at Wolverley Hospital.
D-Day Troops in Kidderminster
Childhood Memories in Berkwell.
Memories of my early childhood in Rowley Hill Street.
The Other Side of A Germanicon for Story with photo
My Mate Ken Smith
Chimney Sweep
Shelter at Portland Walk.
MY WEDDING WAS POSTPONED
MEMORIES OF AN INFANT
Only just married and husband off to war!
Bumper on Parade
The Friendly Greengrocers of St Johns
Pansy and the Lion
LODGER DEMANDED GRAPEFRUIT FOR BREAKFAST!
Crops and Love bloom at Ombersley
Yanks Bikes and Girls
Gallies Gardens and Christmas Fare
A Boy's experinces of the war in Crawley, Caterham and Droitwich
RECOLLECTIONS OF AN ATS GIRL 1939-1947
I LOST A BAG OF SUGAR - RATIONS FOR A WEEK
TRAINING, TO VJ DAY AND PALESTINE
TROOPS SHIPS TO DURBAN
SPAM AND BEETROOT FOR SUNDAY TEA
A TWO TIME EVACUEE
GROWING UP IN WARTIME
MY JOURNEY TO INDIA
EVACUEE RETURNS TO BOMBING
A REAL WARTIME BABY
THE DAY WAR BROKE OUT
THE TRUSTED PRISONERS
A CHILD'S VIEW OF THE HOME FRONT
A WAR TIME LIFE ON THE OCEAN WAVE
WAR IS DECLARED
OVER THE WALL WEDDING NIGHT
COMPARED TO SOME FOLKS, I HAD A RELATIVELY EASY WAR
RECOLLECTIONS - STORIES MY PARENTS TOLD ME
DIARY OF THOMAS MATTHEWS
Remembering Wartime Droitwich.
My Memories of Life During the War Years
First memories
'PIECE' AND WAR
Tea and sandwiches at the big house
Good and bad as an evacuee
Hit by a tank - a fuel tank
No sweeties for us
They bombed our school
He's after me with a gun!
Winston Churchill's Waltzing Matilda
The Coventry Air Raids
Barrage Balloon on Roof
The Crock Doll Called Molly
Dusters into nighties
WHY I EXIST AT ALL
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Americans in Stourport
Tom Morgan’s Naval Daysicon for Story with photo
The Wrong Train
Night Time Visitor
LIVING IN OLDHAM, LANCASHIRE
RAYMOND HOLT'S STORIES OF LIFE IN CROWLE VILLAGE
A FEW WARTIME MEMORIES OF A 5/6 YEAR OLD SCHOOLBOY
WITH THE WAR IMMINENT
WARTIME IN WELLESBOURNE MOUNTFORD
32 Raids And Still Hereicon for Story with photo
Photographing The Waricon for Story with photo
Spies on Malta
V.E Recollections in Herefordshire.
Bombed out Grandparents
A FEW MEMORIES FROM JOYCE AND HER HUSBAND
WORKING IN MUNITIONS
AN INTERVIEW WITH THOMAS BROMMELL
HOW TOM GOT MARRIED
HILDA EDGAR IN THE WAR
Under Age Firemanicon for Story with photo
John Smith’s Navy Story.icon for Story with photo
John Smith's Navy Story Picture 1icon for Story with photo
John Smith's Navy Story Picture 2icon for Story with photo
WAR EXPERIENCES OF A GLIDER PILOT Part 1
WAR EXPERIENCES OF A GLIDER PILOT Part 2
WAR EXPERIENCES OF A GLIDER PILOT Part 3
BULLDOG TO WILD BOAR-D.Day
WORKING IN THE FOREST
THE G. Is IN BIRCHIN COMMON
IN BURMA WITH THE MULES
WAITING IN THE BAR FOR THE WAR TO END
THE RIGHT AGE TO JOIN THE SERVICES
NO SURPRISE AT THE OUTBREAK OF WAR
ARCTIC CONVOYS - Part 1
ARCTIC CONVOYS - part 2
ARCTIC CONVOYS - part 3
ARCTIC CONVOYS - Part 4
Life in the Land Army in Northamptonshire
Air Raid Warden in Kettering
Husband Stranded in India
Wartime dances at Rushton Hall, Northamtonshire
Trip to the USA interrupted by the War!
OPENING FIRE ON THE CHARNOS
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Musings of an Ex WAAFicon for Story with photo
Musings of an Ex WAAF Picture 1icon for Story with photo
V.E. CELEBRATIONS
SOUTH WALES IN THE BLITZ
BIRMINGHAM IN THE BLITZ
MAKE DO AND MEND
FOOD RATIONING
HAVING A WARTIME BABY
THE ATOM BOMB
Childhood Memories of West Bromwich in Wartime - 1940's
From Feathers to Flight!
Susan Boileau’s Children’s View of Wartime
Everyone has got an Uncle Victor!
Struggling home in wartime
Top View of a V.I
Secret nighttime meetings at Michaelchurch airstrip
How lucky we were — 6 years in the life of the Robinsons
War Time as a Schoolboy
Danish Freedom Worker escaped from German custody, Copenhagen March 1945
Salvage Collecting in Shrewsbury
Upside Down Proposal
Wartime in Switzerlandicon for Story with photo
Ewyas Harold School Days
Meeting in Indiaicon for Story with photo
Evacuated From England to Americaicon for Story with photo
Leaves spent in shelters!
Double Whammy
Wartime Memories of Mary Parsons
Marmar and Alec's Storyicon for Story with photo
Wartime in Switzerland Pt 2icon for Story with photo
Joan Christophericon for Story with photo
Joan Christopher 2icon for Story with photo
Joan Christopher 3icon for Story with photo
Joan Christopher's Wedding Photosicon for Story with photo
Joan Christopher's wedding photo 2icon for Story with photo
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Joan Christohper's wedding photo 4icon for Story with photo
Joan Christopher's IDicon for Story with photo
Remembering the War Years as a Child
Bombing on Guernsey 1icon for Story with photo
Bombing on Guernsey 2icon for Story with photo
Postcard from Guernseyicon for Story with photo
Small Recollections of a Wychbold Girl
Older Conscripticon for Story with photo
Elizabeth's Parents Wedding 1icon for Story with photo
Elizabeth’s Parents Wedding 2icon for Story with photo
Elizabeth Watt's Picturesicon for Story with photo
Cyril Gale in Armyicon for Story with photo
Leslie Carter Photo 1icon for Story with photo
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O’Hare Family Picturesicon for Story with photo
Secret Nurseicon for Story with photo
Leslie Cartericon for Story with photo
Eric Allawayicon for Story with photo
Norman Allaway
He will Not escape! - George Snellicon for Story with photo
Black Market "Indigestion Powder for Tea"
A Red Bike to Deliver Newspapers for WH Smith
Mashed Potato Sandwiches
Marching Home Through the Snow
First Person to Die in the Blackout in Kidderminster
The Day War Ended
Carving with Pride
The Night Habberley Valley was Bombed
It'll be Over By Christmas
Grounded By Snow
Exciting Radio
Rogue Bomber
Shopping in Bombed Out Birmingham
My Lovely Wartime Coat
Glorious Gasmasks
Under the Counter at the Co-op in Kidderminster
First Pupils at Harry Cheshire School
Sitting Waiting for the All Clear
On Parade at Low Habberley
Dreams for the Future
Holidays at Collwyn Bay
A Whale of a Meal
A Sailor's Farewell
Eric Allaway Picture 1icon for Story with photo
Oldswindford School Days 1939
Rhodesia Rescue
Jacqueline’s Story.
The Adolescent Memories of Stella Ward
Harry Devey's life in Birmingham 1939 - 1944
First Bombs I remember over Birmigham
Bombing of the BSA factory in Birmingham
Entertainment and hazards during the war in Birmingham
The mines with the Bevan Boys or the army?
Land Army Models
First day in the Army
Waterproofing Cars
Swearing Ambulance Driver
A Civilian’s Angle on the War
A Civilian’s Angle on the War Pt 2
A Civilian’s Angle on the War Pt 3
A Civilian’s Angle of the War Pt 4
Evacuees from Gravesend to rural Suffolk - happy days
Learning to poach as an evacuee in Suffolk
Working with the farm horses as an evacuee
Learning about work and nature as an evacuee on the farm
Babbing for eels
Nice Little earner!
Mum comes to visit me on the farm
An evacuee learning to swim, scrump and smoke in Suffolk

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