Monthly Archives: February 2014

24 Disaffection of the Forces

The maximum sentence for disaffection of the forces under regulation 1AA was fifteen years.  We didn’t know what to expect. Anarchist  During the war the anarchist movement was pretty well a closed shop, as of course it had to be. … Continue reading

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23 D Day

When we was getting near France and I realised this was it, I was like a jelly – nerves.  I wasn’t no hero Brodick Farmer, Isle of Arran   The commandos trained here. His Sister, House Owner, Brodick, Isle of … Continue reading

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22 “A Relaxation of Morals”

When a lot of guys were abroad the other guys were kipping up with their wives Enlisted Male Londoner   Of a night time we’d be in our Anderson shelter, in the back garden.  I used to get books out the … Continue reading

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21 Interlude: Somerset Children’s War Experiences

Pilton  Girl    I hadn’t long started school, so I must have been about five, and one of my earliest memories of the war was the horrible machine they had in the village.  This is how I first came across … Continue reading

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