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Christmas Story 1944. ” That Wonderful Jeep.

In late 1944 we were living in one tiny furnished room in the port of Lowestoft. We had lost all our belongings months early when our London flat suffered a direct hit from one of the first V1 flying bombs. … Continue reading

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Germany Surrenders (70 years ago today)

What an amazing day 8th May 1945 was, the war that had lasted six long terrible years was finally over. I was in Belfast when Winston Churchill made his famous victory speech, and I remember the streets were full of … Continue reading

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War Stories

I’m battling the Canadian Legion Magazine, I sent my book “Lily & Me” asking to have it considered for reviewed in “Off The Shelf”.  It was turned down because it wasn’t about the war??? what!!! The book is about the … Continue reading

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