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Memories of Childhood in Birmingham

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posted on 2024-06-05, 18:17 authored by Their Finest Hour Project Team

My memories begin just before the outbreak of WW2 and occur in Birmingham when I lived at that time. My family home was destroyed by bombs in August 1940 and having been rehoused I can still remember being lifted on to my Father's shoulders to see the lights of the bombing and fires in Coventry in November 1940.

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family and myself

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Anon

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family and myself

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Shared online via the Their Finest Hour project website.

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