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VE Day in Knowle
The end of the war in Europe As the war drew to a close in April 1945 Knowle Parish Magazine says little about world events: nothing appears about the end of ...
A Warwick War Diary: VE Day
Notes on life in Warwick during the Second World War, made by Miss Nora Slater from her own diaries. 1945 The year opened cold with snow in January and February, but with ...
Memories of World War Two in Coventry
I have many vivid memories of living as a child during the Second World War. We had a coal house which had a door directly into the kitchen, which Dad ...
VE Day: A Knowle Boy’s Diary
Monday May 7th A great day for Britain and her allies, and tomorrow will be a national holiday – VE Day – at last. Preparations are already being made in the ...
The Armistice in Warwickshire: Part One
Monday 11th November 1918 proved to be a typically cold, misty day. Hope had built up over the weekend that a peace treaty between the Allies and Germany was imminent, ...
The Armistice in Warwickshire: Part Two
As detailed in part one, news of the Armistice had spread rapidly around Warwickshire on Monday 11th November 1918 and crowds had gathered together to hear and celebrate the news. Church ...
VE Day 75th Anniversary Celebrations
‘Socially-distanced’ celebrations were held in many places: here is a record from Stretton on Dunsmore. There were decorations of bunting (some home-made) and flags. A few street parties were held: ...
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