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Womens Land Army – forgotten heroes recognised

Hundreds of former Land Girls attended the unveiling of a life-size statue in honour of their work during the two World Wars. The 8ft high bronze sculpture, created by Denise Dutton, was unveiled by Sophie, Countess of Wessex, at the … Continue reading

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What did you do in the war mother?………..oh, I built 10,000lb bombs!

With all the publicity about D Day and the Normandy landings I was reflecting on my own families involvement in WW11. My father was rejected from the army on medical grounds (he died very young of heart attack), one uncle … Continue reading

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