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
26 July 2015
26/5/1945 Labour government replaces Tory government & Churchill
26 Thur. Very cool, very dull, showers, nasty E
wind. The General Election results are declared to-day and the Churchill
Government which won the war against Germany is utterly defeated and the Labour
Party will form a Government. And so the people turn against those who have served
them so well. It is strange that we fought against the National Socialism of
Germany and rescued Europe and the German people from totalitarian domination
and yet the stupid British people* voluntarily vote in a totalitarian government