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.
20th October 1941
Dear Mother’s birthday. Gave her a few little gifts, which seemed to please her, and she had one or two from friends and relations.
I find that we are still carting barley at Abraham’s Farm, Gt. Tey.