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A Wrens-Eye View of Wartime Dartmouth

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A Wrens-Eye View of Wartime Dartmouth, compiled by Ray Freeman

Published by the Dartmouth History Research Group in 1994, 32 pages. Large A4 size booklet. (N3580)

Dartmouth’s naval heritage there was no shortage of applicants, and this fascinating booklet tells their stories......

The girls were billeted all over town, often in requisitioned buildings which quickly became known, unofficially, as wrenneries. Ray Freeman has tracked down nearly 30 Dartmouth Wrens and persuaded them to contribute their own personal recollections of the war years. Their tales range from the hilariously funny to those describing the shock and horror of war, particularly the bombing of the town in 1942 and 1943. Together, these memories provide a vivid account of wartime Dartmouth through the eyes of a generation of young women whose lives had taken a very unexpected turn

The booklet includes several black and white photographs

This softback pamphlet is in fair used condition There are some wear to the front and back cover, but no obvious marking. The internal pages have some light tanning but are otherwise clean and unmarked. Binding is intact

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Author(s):
compiled by Ray Freeman
Condition:
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Publisher:
Dartmouth History Research Group
Title:
A Wrens-Eye View of Wartime Dartmouth

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A Wrens-Eye View of Wartime Dartmouth, compiled by Ray Freeman

Published by the Dartmouth History Research Group in 1994, 32 pages. Large A4 size booklet. (N3580)

Dartmouth’s naval heritage there was no shortage of applicants, and this fascinating booklet tells their stories......

The girls were billeted all over town, often in requisitioned buildings which quickly became known, unofficially, as wrenneries. Ray Freeman has tracked down nearly 30 Dartmouth Wrens and persuaded them to contribute their own personal recollections of the war years. Their tales range from the hilariously funny to those describing the shock and horror of war, particularly the bombing of the town in 1942 and 1943. Together, these memories provide a vivid account of wartime Dartmouth through the eyes of a generation of young women whose lives had taken a very unexpected turn

The booklet includes several black and white photographs

This softback pamphlet is in fair used condition There are some wear to the front and back cover, but no obvious marking. The internal pages have some light tanning but are otherwise clean and unmarked. Binding is intact

Author(s):
compiled by Ray Freeman
Condition:
Fair
Publisher:
Dartmouth History Research Group
Title:
A Wrens-Eye View of Wartime Dartmouth

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