14 February 2015

14th February 1945: Fred the gardener-handyman

14 Wed. Cold at each end of day, but fine with some warm sunshine in afternoon: lovely. Got the groceries in morning. Re-made one side-path of garden. Planted 3 doz. shallots. Started repairs to Mrs Veale’s fence: gave her some seed shallots. Rockets, one at 5.0 and another at 5.15 p.m. in NE. heavy rocket at 10.0 p.m. in NW. Rocket at 10.35 p.m. the bang was in NE but the rumble in SE.

On this day: An estimated 25,000 people died in the Allied bombing of Dresden. See the 1945 report. BBC News - On this day - 14 Feb 1945 

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