Tag Archives: Second World War

Second World War veteran talks about bombing Europe and a meeting with King George VI

(getbucks.co.uk, Buckinghamshire Advertiser and Buckinghamshire Examiner, October, 2014.) Del Boy and Rodney often groaned at the sound of Uncle Albert’s ‘during the war’ anecdotes but you could not help feeling their interests were piqued. There were many more Uncle Alberts around in the heyday of Only Fools and Horses who could tell tales of extraordinary […]

Polish camps of England: A childhood in the woods

A look at the childhood of Krystyna, who was brought up in one of the many Polish communities living in exile after the Second World War