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.
10th June 1940
At Rose’s tonight we heard on the radio at the 9 o’clock news that Italy had declared war on England. ...
The Germans are only 30 miles from Paris, still advancing very fast.