Posted by on December 6, 2016 at 6:11 pm

    By Dr Lindsey Dodd, Senior Lecturer in Modern European History During October and November 2016 I travelled around France, collecting historical source material about children’s lives in France during the Second World War. The source material is quite unusual: I have been seeking out and listening to filmed and audio oral history-type interviews

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Posted by on October 1, 2015 at 1:01 pm

Katie Brennan, second year History student, tells the story of the death of her Great Uncle Leonard West and her family’s quest to find answers to the mystery surrounding an RAF air crash in Spain in 1950. For as long as I can remember I have been told stories of my Great Uncle Len. A

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Posted in Family history Second World War Twentieth Century Britain