London in the Blitz. Fred French, 66 Chestnut Road, Raynes Park, Wimbledon, London SW20 kept this diary, blogged 69 years later, during WWII and peacetime. He loves music, model aircraft, radios, railways, roses. His sister Theresa (Ciss) goes out to work - Fred does the shopping, etc.
'On this day' and other notes by Tony French.
By the same editor Poems Please Me
7 May 2010
Tuesday, 7th May 1940
Very mild, lovely sunny day. Some work in garden. Short walk and to buy Dinky's food.
On this day: The US Navy was ordered, by President Roosevelt, to remain in Hawaiin waters. And Netherland's forces had mobilised.