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Broadcast on Access manawatu, 12 June 2018.

Abbeyfield residents Beryl Ludlam, Bev Marsh, Elaine Morse and Peggy Pedersen describe their experiences. Topics include: School in the war years, air raid practice and shelters, power blackouts, fear of invasion, old ladies teaching, poor discipline, news through the radio, country school farewells for boys going to serve overseas, ration books, sending food to England, the effects of war on families, Japanese in Featherstone, ginger nuts recipe story, American servicemen, Elaine in the UK, effects of a bombing raid, school lunches, entertaining Americans on a New Zealand farm, letters to soldiers, end of war celebrations, war casualties.

Identification

Object type
Audio
Date
June 12, 2018
Digitisation ID
COMM1549961050
Held In
IMCA Digital Archive

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school,
wwii,
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