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.
4th September 1940
There was an alarm at 9am, and bombs fell in the distance towards the South. Another at 9.30 tonight, lasting on to just after midnight.