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Air raids
Some of my War Time Memories
Life in Alfreton during WW2
Happy Days in the Womens Land Army
A Childs memories
A Small Child's War
Gas Masks
A Few Wartime Recollections.
Memories of WW2
" You Can Call Me Aunty"
Coming to England as a POW
An Italian Wedding.icon for Story with photo
Smoke Screens in Derby
Derby, the War and VJ Day
Wartime Wedding in Derby
A Bomb in Alveston, Derby
War Memories of Walter G. Norfolk
Memories of the War in Sunnyhill, Derby
A Canadian Family In Derby
A Derbyshire Wartime Romance
Christmas Day 1944
Remembered War Years
My Years in the R.A.F
Wartime Memories
Derby Bus Station in the War
A Child's War: The German Occupation of Guernseyicon for Recommended story
War Time Experiences
Evacuee
Memories of a Soldier
Memories of a Soldier (Cont.)
Wartime Story - After Dunkirk 1940
Still Here To Tell The Tale.
Childhood Memories of the War
Northern Rescue
Memories of the War Years
The Night a German Paratrooper called for supper
A Child’s War, The German Occupation Of Guernsey — As Seen Through Young Eyes.
Air Raids.
An Early Case of “Friendly Fire”
Flashbacks to a Wartime Childhood.
Wartime Memories
A Teenager In Ayrshire
My Mother's War
Tiger Dicks Story
Buxton in Wartime - Memories from a War Baby (Part 1).
Buxton in Wartime - Memories of a Wartime Baby (part 2)
War Memories
Warime Memories
A Schoolboys Memories
Anzio Breakouticon for Recommended story
The Lobsters Claw
Where Has my Friend Gone?
I Thought The War was Over!
1st Day of War
The War In Europe is Over
Midnight Panic
A School Boy at War in Kenticon for Story with photo
German Bombing in Derby (1940)
Aftermath of Crash 18/11/1943
The Inspections
Home for the Match
Coming Home
Farm Memories.
My Son, Robert Green.
Memories from Turnditch, Derbyshire.
Welsh Soldiers in Derby
Journey through life.
A Childhood Memory
A Long Wait For Demobilisation
Know No Father
War, The Hardship Years
I remember.
Gunner George Arthur Wilson-Part 1icon for Story with photo
Buxton in Wartime - Memories of a War Baby (part 3).
Gunner George Arthur Wilson-Part 2icon for Story with photo
Gunner George Arthur Wilson-Part 3icon for Story with photo
The fruitless war
Travels with the RAMC
On The Bus
Feeding the Hens.
The Coal Shed
A Night in Greenwich - May 10th 1941
Bombers Overhead
Shire Hall-Nottingham Raid
I Remember
Dancing at The Plaza
A Bomb on Bliss's
John's Boyhood Memories of WW2
Wartime Nursing
WW2 Recollections.
Dance Hall Days
Childhood during the war.
A Family's War
My Experience's in Wartime
Wartime at the Derbyshire Royal Infirmary
My Memories of the 2nd World War.
My Memories of the War Years-Part One
My Memories of the War Years-Part Two
WARTIME MEMORIES
A Teenager At War
Fetching Wrecks
The Longest Day
The Baron
Hiding Under the Table
An English Aussie in North Africa (Part 1)icon for Recommended storyicon for Story with photo
Without Water
AMES and the battle for Italy.icon for Story with photo
Growing up in Wartime Italy.icon for Story with photo
An Italian Soldiericon for Story with photo
Homelands School For Girls.
Homelands Remembered.
School Days.
School Days in Wartime.
Memories of School.
School Days During WW2.
School Days Remembered.
Knitting For Victory.
At school During WW2
The War Effort at Homelands.
WW2 School Days.
Some of my experiences working with The Auxilary Fire Serviceicon for Story with photo
Memories of the Years 1939 to 1945icon for Story with photo
My War Years with British Rail
Morton — At War
A Schoolgirl In Wartime
Recollections Of A Child
The Sinking of Tanker Davenger
May's WW2 Recollections.
German Planes in Derbyshire.
WW2 in Jamaica
Blackouts and Rationing in Jamaica.
WW2 in Jamaica
My Experience in the ATS.
WW2 Work.
Growing Up in Wartime
Hm Inspector of Searchlights.
Wartime memories of a young girl
Raids in Derby - and in Ambleside
Palestine, post VE Day
An American Friend
Uncle Harry's Poem
Thanks for the chewing gum!
Jean's Memories
A city girl on the land.
FORGOTTEN SOLDIER
Memories of a Young Derby Nurse
Three Derby Memories
Raids in Hounslow
Air Raid
Not A Job For The Girls
Our Evacuee
Volunteering For Wartime Duties
A Brief Anecdote from the War Years
My Wartime Memoriesicon for Story with photo
Memories of the Second World War-Part One
An Austrian Friend for Life.
life in northern Ireland During WW2
Memories of the Second World War-Part Two
The Beginning and the End of the War.
Childhood Memories.
My father's life in the Army-Part Oneicon for Story with photo
My Cousin Edna
My Mum's umbrella
My Parent's War Experiences
My Dad's Coat
My father's life in the Army-Part twoicon for Story with photo
An English Aussie in North Africa-Part Twoicon for Story with photo
Memories of a POW
My husband and I
Life off Bravenvale Avenue
The Oil Drums
Wartime Engineer
Lady 'Pilots'
Belper Fire Service Headquarters
Life as a Morse Slip Reader.
1940
INVASION EVE 5th JUNE 1944
A WAAF's Memoriesicon for Recommended story
WW2 in Rotherham
Fires.
A Memory of Korea.
Childhood Memories of Rotherham.
Meeting At Night.
Plotting Airplanes.
Growing up in Matlock Bath during the war.
Air Raid Practise
A Frightening Memory.
A Biting Hot Episode In East Africa
Sheltering in Grassy Bank
Some childhood memories of War
Knitting socks for soldiers.
The night the Judicial building burnt down.
Shelter in the Cellar.
The Bad Shot
Philip Rowland
Rupert Buxton
Harry Birds
James Rowland Birds
Ronald Cavendish
George Rowland
Bennett Dawson
Alan Oldfield
Enos Yates Taylor
Harold Hadfield
Enos Taylor's account of the D-Day Landing in Normanday
Ronald Birds
Tom Birds
Ken Brassington
Peter Cavendish
Peggy Clark (m. Bacon)
Starting School During the War
Brian Colman
Herbert Evans
Bernard Oldfield
Ernest Oldfield
Cyril Rowland
George Thornhill
Joe Thornhill
Douglas Wardle
Ben Wilson
Ernest Yates
The Thimble Hall Academy
Jim and Evelyn Bristow
Harrold and Sheila Campbell
Tom and Eva Rhodes
Bob and Peggy Skinner
Arthur and Vera Smith
Memories of Matlock Bath
Raymond and Alice Brassington
Marie Wardle (m. Evans)
One onlooker's account of the Youlgrave Blitz'
Blackouts in Burton
Evacuation
At Marston's Breweryicon for Story with photo
WARTIME LIFE IN LIVERPOOL
YOUNG BOY'S EXPERIENCES DURING WAR
A Wartime Baby.
A Wartime Wedding in Birmingham
The Day My Dad Came Home from Singapore
Sonia's wartime memories
The View From The Shore`
It's not always the fight
Residents of Clova House remember the war years
Children From The Big Town.
Capturing the True Flavour of Christmas Past.
Treated To New Frocks And Boots.
MY STINT IN THE HOME GUARD
Tank Driver
A V2 lands in Whitstable
Some WW2 Recollections.
When Our House Was Bombed.
Dornier bomber crashes at Whitstable
Wartime memories of a teacher in Leeds
Ann Woolley's wartime memories
Memories of Rotherham
The bombs falling in London
Working in the Factory.
Working at the International Combustion
My family at War
Giving out Gas Masks.
AMES and the Battle for Italy (part 2)icon for Story with photo
AMES and The Battle for Italy (Part 3)icon for Story with photo
Fit For Overseas
A small child's memories
A Hole in the Roof.
Potted Memories of a Land Girlicon for Story with photo
The Munitions factory
My brothers and I
My marriage to a POW
A German Souvenier.
The Scene at the Station.
Evacuated with Chocolate and Condensed Milk.
When I joined Up.
The Battle with the Scharnhorst and My WW2 Career.
Hunting for Poland
Our Shelter.
Bombs and Barrage Balloons.
The NAAFI Canteen.
War Memories from Sponden, Derby.
Working in Munitions.
Plotting Planes
A Low Flying Plane
Mr West Goes East
From the Coal Mines to the R.A.F.icon for Story with photo
The Russians are coming-Remembered by a young German Girl
A cold and a hot war-Part Oneicon for Story with photo
A cold and hot war-Part Twoicon for Story with photo
A Wartime Memory - Evacuation.
Wartime Memories - Derbyshire
Reflections on the War of 1939-45
Rosemary's Storyicon for Story with photo
War Work-Part One
War Work-Part Two
Sweet Tea and a Real Egg
Birmingham
My Dad-Part Oneicon for Story with photo
My Dad-Part Twoicon for Story with photo
School days in Wartime
Life as a young boy
Queueing For Food
Pigeons
HMS Hood
Invasion of the Village
When the Cows Come Home
Wanna Come to My House for Tea & Cakes!
A Christmas Party with American Soldiers.
WW2 Memories from Hornchurch.
My Lucky War Career in the Grenadier Guards.
School Memories.
a Gas Mask Injury.
My Father's Lettericon for Story with photo
WW2 Recollections.
The War Office Lettericon for Story with photo
My husband, the POW- Part Oneicon for Story with photo
A Devastating Telegram in PoW Campicon for Recommended storyicon for Story with photo
The cellars at Ansell's Brewery
An Evacuee to Derbyshire.
A B. Girl Enters B Shop.
Three aspects of WW2
Heanor Family's Proud Record - The Sharpe Brothers
Machine Gun Fire.
Small Memories.
VE Day
Paper Lanterns.
Early Memories
Retreat from France 1940
Hanbury Dump
My Wartime Experiences
Meeting my wife,and other memories
A Ward Maid's Memory
A Schoolgirl in Derby
A 'young married' in Derby
Derby Raids
Coventry/Birmingham Raids
'A Time to Reflect'
WW2 Recollections.
A Female Gunner in the Mixed, Heavy Ack Ack.icon for Story with photo
The Manchester Blitz, remembered by a twelve year old girl
In Memory of my Fiance and Best Friend
Just a few memories
My War at school on the railway and in the Army
Memories of V.E Day
A Young Lad's Memories of the War (1939-45)
MY YEARS IN ALVASTON, DERBY
WAR TIME MEMORIES
IT PAYS TO BE LATE
Bombed Out
A young girl's work at Derby Ordnance Depot
Photograph - Mixed Heavy Ack Ackicon for Story with photo
Photograph - Royal Artillery, Mixed Heavy Ack Ack.icon for Story with photo
Photograph - Royal Artillery, Mixed Heavy Ack Ackicon for Story with photo
Photograph - Royal Artillery, Mixed Heavy Ack Ack.icon for Story with photo
Memories of Frank Lund part 1
Memories of Frank Lund part 2.
Memories of Frank Lund part 3.
memories of Frank Lund - part 4.
Memories of Frank Lund - part 5
Memories of Frank Lund - part 6
Memories of Frank Lund - Part 7.
Memories of Frank Lund - Part 8.
Memories of Frank Lund - Part 9.
Memories of Frank Lund - Part 10.
Memories of Frank Lund- Part 11.
memories that stay for ever
WW2 Shortages.
WW2 Childhood Recollections
Life as a WAF.
WW2 in Derby
Alan Herbert Austin. 1466118 - 219 Squdn. 162 M.U. R.A.F. B.N.A.F.
Supporting the Army in Burma 1944/5
Joseph Henry Merritticon for Story with photo
I Only Got Out Of Bed To Tuck My Feet In
No Chimney For Santa
My memories of Over Haddon during WW2
The Voice of Chamberlain in the Wilderness
A Lucky Escape for the Family - January 15th 1941
Shelters, Smoke Screens and Soldiers
To The Shelter
An Eventful Weekend
Our Special Date
A Wartime Love Story
My World War Two Memories
My 1943
April 1945: Three Days in the Action of an Infantry Platoonicon for Recommended story
My Life- The Story of a German Jew-Part One
My Life-The Story of a German Jew-Part Two
Sonnet to Margaret and Winter 1944.
Alfred Flint-Hartle 1909-1983.icon for Story with photo
Photograph of Montomery Visiting the Troops.icon for Story with photo
You Missed
Mealtimes in the Desert.icon for Story with photo
The Telegram
Buxton in the second World War (1939-45)
Homeless with a baby
Fetching the Fish and Chips
The Tent Saga and Other Memories
Nursing the Home Guard
Memories of a six year old in 1943
Childhood Memories
Journey To 621 Squadron, East Africa.
The Day Work Broke Out
Worker's Playtime
My Brave Cousin
Search for Survivors of S.S Tarifa in the Indian Ocean - 13/3/1944
Chesterfield At War
Rude Awakening
From Derby to Chesterfield
Carefree to Conflict.
Thoughts of 1939 - 1945
Memories of WW2
My Evacuation
Being an Evacuee Twice in the Second World War
Civil Servant Edna
Work in the R.A.F.
LONDON BLITZ
Imprisoned by the Japanese
A volunteer in the RAF
'DESTINED TO BE'
WARTIME CHILDHOOD
A Domestic Science Teacher's War Years
A Civilian Prisoner of the Japanese
Evacuation of School Children-June 1940 (Part One)
Evacuation of School Children-June 1940 (Part Two)icon for Story with photo
A Million to One Meeting
Had the Germans Landed?
Civilian Life
World War Two Memories
Children's War
Work on the Railways
Life in Norwich
Evacuation - Pear Tree School Derby to Crich — 1939
W.R.N.S. Breaking the Enigma Code. Bletchley Park
The Hall Family Of Kegworth
In The Drum And Bugle Band
Teaching During The War
A Young Boy in Clay Cross
Memories of Norfolk
My experiences
Wedding Day
Bonfire Day 1942
This Pub Had No Beer
The Years Without My Husband
Jolly Good Company
Help For The Deaf
'Unnecessary Suffering' and 'Very Nervous'
A Wedding on a Shoestring and Desparate to Help
A Mystery
The Shock
Real Christian Charity
Memories of WW2
One of Many
An English Aussie in North Africa
Bombing of Chesterfield
New Beginnings
A Nurse's Story
Not much of a war, but it's my war.
Madame Butterfly
Working at the Munitions Factory
A short episode of my life
Adolficon for Story with photo
Working on the Derby Railways During WW2
The Plane On The Beach
The Empress of Canada, The City of Paris
My War
Memories of Wartime and just after
The War Years in Burton, Birmingham and Derby- Part One
The War Years at Burton, Birmingham and Derby-Part Two
The War Years in Burton, Birmingham and Derby
Milk Bottles
The War Years
Christmas in the Snow - The Battle of the Bulge, 1945.
My Escape from POW Hell - Japanicon for Story with photo
Four Men of Ilkeston
Scrap Book of My Mind
Santa Claus and the Storm Lantern.
POW CAMP
Childhood Remembered
Salamanders — 79 Fighter Squadron
Doing My Bit To Help
Holland 1940-45icon for Story with photo
What a birthday!
A Night In May
WAR DECLARED
BURNED-OUT IN BURMA
SOME SMALL MEMORIES
Safety in The Colleseum
BRAVE ACTS
Two War Memories
The Bridge- Part One
The Bridge-Part Two
The effects of World War Two
My Closest Encounter with Deathicon for Story with photo
An Odd Way to Escape The Blitz
My Wartime Memories
Wartime in India
WORLD WAR 11 GROWING UP IN DERBYSHIRE
Wilfred Arthur Pickett - Derbyshire Yeomanryicon for Story with photo
Wilfred Arthur Pickett - Derbyshire Yeomanry 2icon for Story with photo
Wilfred Arthur Pickett - Derbyshire Yeomanry 3icon for Story with photo
Wilfred Arthur Pickett - Derbyshire Yeomanry R.A.C Picture 3icon for Story with photo
Bob Freeman in Egypt (1943)icon for Story with photo
Bob Freeman, Egypt 1943: Bob and the Sphinxicon for Story with photo
Bob Freeman - in Egypt, 1943: Bob and the Pyramidicon for Story with photo
Bob Freeman: Lance Corporal, Royal Artillery.icon for Story with photo
Betty Palmer (nee Oldfield) 1942icon for Story with photo
Betty Palmer, (nee Oldfield) - July 1942. Escapees from Belguimicon for Story with photo
Betty Palmer (nee Oldfield) - Lapel Badgeicon for Story with photo
Identity Cards.icon for Story with photo
Child's Clothing Ration Bookicon for Story with photo
John Procter in the Fire Service.icon for Story with photo
John Procter in the Fire Service - Picture 2.icon for Story with photo
Bob Stone - An American With The George Crossicon for Story with photo
Douglas Kent - Little Eaton to El Agehliaicon for Story with photo
Douglas Kent - Durban, September 1941icon for Story with photo
Douglas Kent - Ismailia, Egypt, 1941.icon for Story with photo
Douglas Kent and Reg Streeton, Egypt 1941.icon for Story with photo
Douglas Kent - Kimnel Park 1939.icon for Story with photo
Douglas Kent - Tarporley, 1941.icon for Story with photo
Ernest Woodicon for Story with photo
Ernest Wood's Familyicon for Story with photo
Ernest Wood's Familyicon for Story with photo
Frank Allen Royal Marine 1939-46icon for Story with photo
Frank Allen - Ceylon.icon for Story with photo
Frank William Martin - Flight Sergeanticon for Story with photo
Frank William Martin - Flight Sergeanticon for Story with photo
Fred Jorgensen (HMS Emerald) 1942.icon for Story with photo
Fred Jorgensen, HMS Emerald. Picking up Survivors.icon for Story with photo
Fred Jorgensen (HMS Emerald) - Gun Crew with Ammoicon for Story with photo
Captain Wylie of HMS Emerald.icon for Story with photo
Harry Oakley - 37th Airborneicon for Story with photo
Harry Oakley - 37th Airborne.icon for Story with photo
Harry Oakley - 37th Airbourneicon for Story with photo
Horace Spillericon for Story with photo
Horace Spiller and Family 1943icon for Story with photo
Horace Spiller - RAF, Mobile Radar Unit.icon for Story with photo
Wedding Photo - Bill Smith and Annie Walker.icon for Story with photo
John Walker.icon for Story with photo
Annie Walkericon for Story with photo
Thankyou Cards From Soldiers in North Africa 1.icon for Story with photo
Thankyou cards from Soldiers in North Africa 2.icon for Story with photo
Thankyou Cards from Soldiers in North Africa 3icon for Story with photo
Thankyou Cards From Soldiers in North Africa 4.icon for Story with photo
Lawrence Mosley and the POW.icon for Story with photo
Alan and Margaret Batemenicon for Story with photo
Alan Bateman and Gas Mask.icon for Story with photo
Leonard Edwin Dormericon for Story with photo
Bridge Building Team in Italy.icon for Story with photo
Robert Richard James Corfield - Cairo, 1943/43.icon for Story with photo
Robert Richard James Corfield - Venice, 1943.icon for Story with photo
Robert Richard James Corfield - Spanheim, Austria 1943.icon for Story with photo
Robert Richard James Corfield - Engineers Football Teamicon for Story with photo
Robert Richard James Corfield 1940.icon for Story with photo
Robert Richard James Corfield - Italy, Bridge Building 1.icon for Story with photo
Robert Richard James Corfield - Italy, Bridge Building 2icon for Story with photo
Frank Staton - Fusiliers Football Team, Italy.icon for Story with photo
Frank Staton - Fusiliers Cricket Team.icon for Story with photo
My Two Auntsicon for Story with photo
Stratford Road Promary School, Notts.icon for Story with photo
Rosemary’s Birthday Party.icon for Story with photo
Christmas Card, 1944.icon for Story with photo
Tom Hatton - Photo.icon for Story with photo
Thomas Hattonicon for Story with photo
SS Memorabilia - Thomas Hatton.icon for Story with photo
Shire Hall, Nottingham - Raid.
Letters From My Brother 1.icon for Story with photo
Letters from My Brother 2.icon for Story with photo
Soldiers Card.icon for Story with photo
A Letter from The PM's Wife 1.icon for Story with photo
A letter from the PMs Wife 2.icon for Story with photo
Letters From My Brother 3.icon for Story with photo
Certificate For Helping Soldiers.icon for Story with photo
Exit from Singapore.
Growing Up in India During WW2
Wartime for a young couple
Melton Mowbray in the War
Wartime Childhood, J.M Lee Part 1.
Wartime Childood, J.M Lee - Part 2.
The Blackout
The Shelter
Life in Wartime Leicestershire.
Memories of My War in Italy
An Eyewitness Account of One Of The First German Air Raids On London (circa 1940)

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