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.
1st October 1940
One alarm today, in the morning. 51 people came in. A good few planes over, but nothing happened. I rang Frank Girling today about farm work, and he seemed quite favourable. Asked me to go over Thursday. Hope springs eternal.