This blog posts extracts from E J Rudsdale's diaries of life on the home front in Britain during the Second World War. Each extract is posted exactly 70 years after it was first written, so follow events through the eyes of a witness to the war.
14th May 1940
German army running very fast through Holland. A great deal of chatter in the Press about forming “Local Defence Volunteers”. People seem to be a little nervous war is getting so close. Beautiful weather today.