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
20 August 2010
Saturday 3rd August 1940
Rather warm; a nice sunny day - quite enjoyable. Flew the 37 ins model on Wimbledon Common with consistently perfect results. Saw M. Moland (?) and others. A good day . On this day: Italy invades British Somaliland in east Africa. .