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.
14th May 1941
Weather very cold again, but still no rain. Papers full of nothing but the [Rudolf] Hess affair, and everybody talking about it. The disasters to British forces in many fields quite overshadowed by this fantastic “mystery” which the Government are trying to make even more mysterious.