Leicester Oral History Archive Collection
Speaker: Manger, Carol, 1926 - , Interviewee, Female,
Speaker: Newitt, Ned, Interviewer, Male
Summary of interview item: Recalls coming to Leicester as an evacuee from the London Blitz in 1940 and hop picking in Kent during the Battle of Britain. Describes her experience of the Blitz in London and the reception of evacuees in Leicester. Recalls Leicester during the Second World War, particularly the American soldiers.
Place of birth: London
Education: Narborough Road school;
Marital Status: Married, Children:
Location: County: Leicestershire
Location: Town/Place: Leicester, London
Periods Covered: 1940s,
Recording Date: 5/12/1983
Playing time: 30 mins
Access Restrictions: Full clearance Item Copyright: EMOHA
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