Oral history. Wartime Memories of Brighton & Hove 1939-1945. Freda Slatford interviewed by Jo Palache.
Summary: Born in 1929, Freda Slatford was living with her family in Brigden Street near Seven Dials throughout the Second World War. She recollects vivid domestic details of wartime life as a teenager.
Track 2 - War Declared: child’s view; first siren; blackout precautions; Varndean School; bus journey to school with gasmask; Varndean air raid drill; air raids at school. (5:05)