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15 October 2014
WW2 - People's War

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Bridport Museum
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Bridport is a small town nestled amongst the hills of West Dorset, which became one of the most important towns in the realm. It is a town with many stories, both glorious and infamous, celebrated and neglected, rich and poor.

The Bridport Museum aims to develop its services and activities to continue to engage with the local community, as well as inform the many visitors to the area throughout the year about the town's rich history.

We have undertaken activites in local Residential Homes to gather the War experiences of residents. In addition, we are planning to hold a number of open days where members of the community are invited to share their WW2 stories.

Stories contributed by Bridport Museum

“Hitler bombed my Beano Annual”icon for Story with photo
My Life in the ATSicon for Recommended storyicon for Story with photo
My Life in Briport during WW2
A Child in London 1939-1945
Not Too Old To Kniticon for Story with photo
Adventures at Dunkirkicon for Story with photo
People I Remember in the War
School at Burton Bradstock
War Wedding
Plymouth Revisited
Royal Engineers, 1940 to 1946icon for Story with photo
A Child in London 1939-45
Adventures in Wartime
Bombs at Puncknowleicon for Story with photo
Memories of Bridport in the War
A Bermondsey Boy's War
Living and Working in Bridport During the War Years
My Time at War
Beaminster During the War
Memories of the War
My Time with the WAAFS
My Life during World War 2
Off to War - What an Adventure!
My Time with the RAF
Memories of the War Years
My Childhood Memories in Bridport during the War`
Our War Years
My Waricon for Story with photo
West Bay During the War Years
The Effects of the War on Bridport
An Officer's Wife Remembers
Memories of a Little Girl
A Solicitor in the Fire Brigade
A Young Lad in Dorset
Bridport, 1939
School Days in Wartime Bridport
Farm Life and an Army Cadets' Experiencesicon for Story with photo
Village Life - from Evacuees to the Americans
A Teacher's Memories of the Netting Industry
Evacuees, Pullthroughs and Flax - and the Navy
Symondsbury, Eton and the Navy
Bombs, ARP and Home Guards
Bombs, ARP & Home Guard, Part 2 War Work and Rationing
Working for the Ministry of Agriculture
Country Life, Farming and Food Production
A Last Appeal to Reason by Adolf Hitlericon for Recommended storyicon for Story with photo
A Child’s Memories of 1939-1945icon for Story with photo
My Recollections of the War Years in Dorchester
My War Time Experiencesicon for Story with photo
Recollections of War Service (Part 1)icon for Story with photo
Recollections of War Service (Part 2)icon for Story with photo
Recollections of War Service (Part 3)icon for Recommended storyicon for Story with photo
Recollections of War Service (Part 4)icon for Story with photo
From Kent to Silesia , private to P.o.W. Part 1
From Kent to Silesia, private to P.o.W. Part 2
Hyde Park and office work - a Gunner's war
Fun on the beach - from Cardiff to Normandy Part 1
Fun on the beach - Cardiff to Normandy, Part 2
A railwayman's wife in the War
Plotting the passing convoys - a Wren's tale
An RAF Nurse's Waricon for Story with photo

Bridport Museum added messages to the following stories

A last appeal to reason

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