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 January 2013
19th Jan 1943: Leningrad relieved
19 Tues. Mild, dull, calm. Cycled to Morden but could not buy any food for Dinky. Continued to Wimbledon and managed to buy a little fish. Leningrad is relieved after being besieged for 16 months.