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

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.

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