23 December 2010

Saturday 23rd November 1940: heavy work

Morning frost, clear cold day. Warnings from 9.15 to 9.40 a.m. - a terrific explosion. Also another great bang at 12 noon. Warning from 12.58 to 2.15 p.m. From 1.25 all clear not known. From 4.0 to 4.33 p.m. Heavy work clearing slates. Callers were Mrs Child & Jenifer. Len Garrod. Miss Hilliard and her friend. And Eddie Bennett. Shopping for the cats. Night warning at 8.5 p.m. Saw a few shellbursts over E. London but not a sound was heard all night. All clear at 7.55 a.m. on 24 Sun.

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