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Digital Media Bank ID: 132004
Original Filename: oh000091_trk05.WAV
Description: Oral history. Wartime Memories of Brighton & Hove 1939-1945. Stella Mainstone interviewed by Kate Richardson.

Summary: Born in 1928, Stella Mainstone lived in Inverness Road, off the Lewes Road, Brighton. She was evacuated to Yorkshire for a short time. During the war she attended Varndean School. The loss of her brother during the war had a lasting effect on the family.

Track 5 - Bombing: Blackout; bombers overhead; dogfights during Battle of Britain; a bombing in the Lewes Road. (2:11)
Categories: Timeline/ World War Two (1939-1945), Collections/ Community History, Collections/ Local & Social History, Audio-Visual/ Audio, Learning Themes/ WW2/ Oral Histories  
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Credit: Royal Pavilion & Museums, Brighton & Hove
Licence: CC BY-SA
Caption: Audio File
Object or Artwork info
Type (of Object or Artwork): Oral History
Title (of Artwork / Object): Track 5 - Bombing
Creator (of Artwork / Object): Interviewee: Stella Mainstone / Interviewer: Kate Richardson
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): 13 September 2000
Subject tags:
World War II
Second World War
Other Keywords: WW2
File info
Size: 10.70 MB; 2 minutes 7 seconds;
Administrative info
Linked Accession no.: OH000091