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.
26th November 1943
Late again. Another lovely day. About 3am this morning I heard All Clear
sounding, the first siren for more than a fortnight. Most people fear that great raids are in the
offing. Many planes going out about 9,
white trails in the sky.