6th July 2012: Olympic Torch in Colchester

Seventy years after E.J. Rudsdale wrote his wartime diary entry for 6th July 1942 (see below) the Olympic Torch passed through Colchester this morning.  There is no doubt that Rudsdale would have enjoyed witnessing the spectacle from the roof of Colchester Castle or the Hollytrees Museum and that he would have recorded the event in his Journal.  CP

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