Leicester Oral History Archive
Speaker: World War II Evacuee, - , Interviewee, ,
Speaker: , Interviewer,
Summary of interview item: World War II Evacuee. Edited extracts from an interview with Mrs C. Manger, describing being evacuated to Leicester from London during the Second World War, when she was fourteen years old. Recalls the 'Blitz' bombing in London and Kent before being evacuated to Leicester. Describes being billeted, Leicester being bombed, dances and work. Recalls the effects of American soldiers (GI's) being in Leicester.
Place of birth:
Marital Status: , Children:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester, London
Periods Covered: 1940s,
Recording Date: 1/1/1989
Playing time: 20 mins
Access Restrictions: Restricted Item Copyright: EMOHA
Page Automatically Generated
Use the browser's back button to return to the previous screen.