Monthly Archives: December 2013

15 Army Life

The King says to me  “How do you like the Army?”  I told him I didnae like it. Fusilier   Before the invasion of Normandy the King – King George – came to inspect us.  My usual experience was that I … Continue reading

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14 War Work

1937 work was changing.  Everywhere.  They was after production.  They knew as this war was going to come off London Woman  When Stan first went in the army they sent him to Nottingham.  The used to march down this street … Continue reading

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13. Women at War

The first time I came home I had me great big haversack, me gas mask and me tin helmet and me Mum looked at me and said “Ooh Rene, whatever have they done to yer?” East London Teenager   All … Continue reading

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