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My War Years: From the Scouts to the Royal Navy

Within a few days I left HMS Ness returned to my home base Portsmouth and immediately given a draft chit...

Harry Foster, Redcar Cricket Club Scorer, rubs shoulders with County Cricketers

They arrived just in time to replace Redcar Cricket Club lads who had been called up; players included both...

German Plane Shot Down

Suddenly one of them started to tumble end over end over end passing right over Redcar and finishing up in...

Churchill's Secret Weapon

Winston Churchill was looking for radar operators to replace the men sent overseas, so I was...

The Chocolate Drop

During the WWII years, from the summer of 1942, right until the Autumn of 1945, Mam took me on holiday to...

Tinned Peaches

Tinned pears or fruit salad were most common but very occasionally we got what my mother called peaches....

Wartime Memories of Middlesborough

We had an Anderson air raid shelter in the back garden, complete with five bunks and straw mattresses. My...

Go Under The Stairs

I would be twenty one at the time during the war and we lived in a terraced house opposite the Govan...

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