Recollections and experiences from two World Wars. See below for full details.
'Memories of War' is an absorbing compilation of personal recollections and experiences of people connected with the viillage of Ditchling during the two World Wars. Dame Vera Lynn recounts her memories of working in war-torn London and entertaining troops overseas. Other contributors describe the Home Guard, ARP, German Prisoners of War, schooling and evacuation, with a prevailing sense of community and camaraderie.
Complemented by photographs from family albums, 'Memories of War' recalls the daily life of people, many of whose experiences are recorded here in their own words.