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Offline Will.B

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London's East End Survivors
« on: 14 August, 2011, 03:48:29 PM »
I am at present reading a new book called "East End Survivors" by Andrew Bissell which tells the stories of people who lived in the East End in the 1930s and throughout the Blitz. I must say I am enjoying reading this and thought it might be added to our forum book list .Andrew's Father lived in Falcon Street, Plaistow in the 1930s and as I was also living in that area at that time and throughout the Blitz it has brought back  many memories for me. Will.B

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Re: London's East End Survivors
« Reply #1 on: 14 August, 2011, 06:45:10 PM »
i am reading a book at the moment called
dont forget to write,by,pam hobbs,
it is a true story about evacuees,and she came from leigh -on-sea.
i am enjoying it,but i dont think it is the sort of book many men will like,
i think its more a ladies book.
i may be wrong,but thought i would mention it.
best wishes to all ,  nan.

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Re: London's East End Survivors
« Reply #2 on: 14 August, 2011, 07:03:28 PM »
Nan,
        The Above book also give many stories of evacuees, some sad stories. I think it's a book many of the older Hammers would like to read,it's a hard back book and looks like it might be a bit dear,but I can't say how much because it was a present for my 80th birthday. Will.

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Re: London's East End Survivors
« Reply #3 on: 15 August, 2011, 10:43:57 AM »
will,
i got the paperback book from amazon.it was £5-99,plus postage.
i also got the book about hopping as well,i found that a good read.
best wishes to you,happy reading hours,
nan

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Re: London's East End Survivors
« Reply #4 on: 15 August, 2011, 12:52:21 PM »
I was too young for the war but I feel like a survivor as most of the old east end has moved on and I am still here.........included me old mum!