My childhood

Doreen Howell

I was 2 years old when the war began and 8 when it finished. At that time everyone could go about their business , such as going to school and work, different to our present time. I was fortunate that my school was just down the road to where I lived that was in Kingsbury north London , I wasn’t evacuated as I lived outside London.

Everyone looked out for each other as more people are doing right now .

We all tried to carry on with life as much as usual which I am trying to do right now.

I remember when Winston Churchill announced on the radio that the war was over my mother dancing me around the kitchen singing.

We WILL get through this.

This page was added on 06/04/2020.

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