E.J. Rudsdale Talk

I will be giving a talk as part of the Chelmsford Ideas Festival on E.J. Rudsdale's Journals, entitled 'Creating History: A Civilian's Experience of the Second World War in Essex' on Thursday 30th October from 7.30-9.00pm at Anglia Ruskin University. Tickets are free. Book your ticket here. Many thanks, Catherine Pearson

27th June 1940

Before 1 o’clock this morning a big flight of planes went over the town, but no alarm sounded. It is very terrifying to be in bed and hear them go over. This evening the engines were blowing up the little wooden bridges in the Park, of all absurdities. Beautiful hot weather, although it makes me feel rather ill.

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