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
17 September 2013
17th Sept 1943: classic music score: eightpence at Woolworth's
17 Fri. Very mild; very cloudy. Shopping locally also to Morden in morning. In afternoon to Wimbledon; bought book of Schubert's music at Woolworth's - 8d. Letter from Harold Marshall.
Salerno and its habours
On this day: German troops began pulling back from Salerno.