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Londoners on the Blitz

Title
Londoners on the Blitz
Genre
Interview; Feature; Special
TX Date
Unknown
Year of production
1976
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Duration
00:26:52
Description
Christopher Hourmouzious talks to East Londoners about their personal experiences during the Blitz. A book by Professor Tom Harrison, entitled Living Through the Blitz, and based on oral histories, is the inspiration behind the interviews. In the Kings Arms public house on the Mile End Road, he interviews Sid Phillips(?), a baker; Bill Mann(?), former landlord of the Kings Arms; Frankie Kay from the Isle of Dogs; several unnamed men.
Contributors
Christopher Hourmouzious; Bill Mann(?); Frankie Kay; Sid Phillips(?)
Keywords
Books; London; Air warfare; Second World War (1939-1945); Aerial bombardment; Reminiscence; Oral history; Wars (events); Air raid wardens; Living Through the Blitz; Tom Harrison (academic)

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