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

21st November 1940

Long alarm, from a quarter to one this morning, until half past 8, but very few planes over. Sometime during the night there were some very heavy bombs somewhere towards the west. High wind all day. Short alarm during the afternoon, and the usual evening alarm at 7.45. I managed to have two hours at the cinema between the two. Have not the nerve to sit through an alarm in a picture-house. Harding was complaining a good deal about the amount of duty he has to do.

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