Living through the bombing
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An ARP first-aid kit (Photo: E2BN)
In the darkest days of the war people living in Britain and particularly those in cities and large towns must have felt that they would be truly lucky if they lived through the bombing which sometimes continued for night after night. At it's height, London suffered 57 consecutive nights of bombing during the time now referred to as 'the blitz'. Many other cities and towns in Britain were also targeted by the Luftwaffe, particularly in the early years of the war.
Connie talks about seeing one of the new German weapons come down over London. The 'Doodlebugs' or as they were also nicknamed, 'buzz bombs' were a new breed of weapon...