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Schoolboy's Memories of World War 2

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Derek Blizard's memories of the Second World War. Written in 1942-1943, aged 12-13 years. Transcribed by Karin R. Blizard Lowen, March 2022.

The attached transcription has not altered spelling or grammar from the original. Sentence length varies but transcript keeps to the original paragraphing.


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Derek Blizard's memories of the Second World War

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Derek Blizard and his parents, Nöel and Harold Blizard (Assistant Town Clerk in Hendon)

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Karin Blizard Lowen

Relationship between the subject of the story and its contributor

Derek Blizard was my father.

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Shared online via the Their Finest Hour project website.

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