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Broadcast on Manawatū People's Radio, 20th August 2019. Derm Buchanan, part 2 of 4. Post-war shortages. Oil exploration near Feilding. After school, working for wool company, wool scouring. Went to Bradford. Airedale Combing Company, 5 canteens by social class. Displaced persons (refugees) arriving in Britain. New job sorting wool. Story of a sorter’s war service, D-Day and liberation of Belsen.

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Audio
Date
August 20, 2019
Digitisation ID
COMM1570589407
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IMCA Digital Archive

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oral history,
post-wwii,
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wool industry,
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