As the country came together over the weekend to celebrate VE day from home, we found this clip of Carole recalling the sirens and shelters of her wartime experience. And her memories of the celebrations at the end of war, including a tram on Kingsway lit up like the Blackpool illuminations.
Do you have wartime memories? Do you remember your parents or grandparents talking about their experiences or their post-war celebrations?
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Kate Turner, “A Kingsway Tram Lit Up like the Blackpool Illuminations,” Burnage: a place called home, accessed November 29, 2020, http://burnagehome.co.uk/stories/items/show/46.
Published on May 7, 2020. Last updated on May 12, 2020.