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.
11th June 1940
News today that the Germans are advancing over the Marne.
Work at North Hill shelter continues. The trench seems to be cutting right through the middle of a Roman street. Enormous quantities of the actual road metal are being removed.