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Original Filename: oh000092_trk06.WAV
Description: Oral history. Wartime Memories of Brighton & Hove 1939-1945. Kenneth Francis interviewed by Kate Richardson.

Summary: Born in 1932, Kenneth Francis lived in Wakefield Road, Brighton during the war. His father was a boiler maker and member of the Home Guard. Kenneth has vivid memories of the war years as remembered through a child’s eyes.

Track 6 - School: Gas masks; shelters at Ditchling Road School; ‘dust destructor’ attack; school’s broadcasting; watching planes pull gliders across to France. (4:46)
Categories: Timeline/ World War Two (1939-1945), Collections/ Community History, Collections/ Local & Social History, Audio-Visual/ Audio, Learning Themes/ WW2/ Oral Histories  

Copyright & Re-use

Credit Line: 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 6 - School
Creator (of Artwork / Object): Interviewee: Kenneth Francis / Interviewer: Kate Richardson
Date Created (of Object / Artwork): 5 October 2000
Subject tags:
war
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WWII
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World War II
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Second World War
   
Other Keywords: WW2

File info

Size: 24.06 MB; 4 minutes 45 seconds;

Administrative info

Linked Accession no.: OH000092
    • Audio File
    • Track 4 - Beach preparations
    • Oral history. Wartime Memories of Brighton & Hove...
    • Size: 6.27MB
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    • Track 8 - VE Day
    • Oral history. Wartime Memories of Brighton & Hove...
    • Size: 12.98MB
    • Audio File
    • Track 5 - Air raids
    • Oral history. Wartime Memories of Brighton & Hove...
    • Size: 8.24MB
    • Audio File
    • Track 2 - Coal hole
    • Oral history. Wartime Memories of Brighton & Hove...
    • Size: 9.98MB
    • Audio File
    • Track 3 - Beginnings
    • Oral history. Wartime Memories of Brighton & Hove...
    • Size: 15.48MB
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    • Track 1 - Father
    • Oral history. Wartime Memories of Brighton & Hove...
    • Size: 4.8MB
    • Audio File
    • Track 7 - Memories
    • Oral history. Wartime Memories of Brighton & Hove...
    • Size: 12.78MB