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.
8th August 1942
On duty tonight.There was an alarm and some gunfire at 10 o’clock.It gave me quite a feeling of nostalgia, especially when Taylor came in, just as he used two years ago.
Harvest in fully swing now, and the prospects seem very bright indeed.