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    Default Liverpool Blitz-Tom Fairclough

    http://bootlecollateral.blogspot.com/

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    If you missed this then you can see it at the link above.

    Very Very moving. Get a hanky you will need it.
    BE NICE......................OR ELSE

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    I read this watery eyed.

    A good web-site but very sad: the wedding dress still hanging on the wall when the house was demolished, the little boys in their pyjamas, mothers looking for their babies in the mortuary, the words from Ormskirk .. 'that's Liverpool burning'



    It makes you think.


    My nan told us lots about the blitz.

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    Yes Spike I certainly needed my tissue. I hate war, particularly when I read the memories shown on sites like that.

    Thank you so much for posting.

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    BTW.
    I worked for a man who was a fire watcher in WWII. He told the story of one night a man, new home from work and frying up bacon for his supper, when the bomb fell nearby...this chap was found standing in the street outside...with the frying pan still in his hand.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lindylou View Post


    My nan told us lots about the blitz.
    Will you tell me them and let me put them on our site here http://liverpoolremembrance.weebly.com/

    Please
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    Bootle,apparently,was the most heavily bombed area in the country! Little credence has ever been given to the fact,possibly for propaganda reasons,during the war,but surely since,some recognition of this would be appreciated,even now!!
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    Quote Originally Posted by wsteve55 View Post
    Bootle,apparently,was the most heavily bombed area in the country! Little credence has ever been given to the fact,possibly for propaganda reasons,during the war,but surely since,some recognition of would be appreciated,even now!!
    Yes Bootle had it really bad. I think you are right, ive read somewhere it was the most bombed area.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lindylou View Post



    It makes you think.


    My nan told us lots about the blitz.
    Lindy if you want to add your nans stories to our site just contact me.

    http://liverpoolremembrance.weebly.com/


    We would be proud to include them.
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    You found Tom Fairclough's exhibition then. Good isn't it.
    www.inacityliving.piczo.com/

    Updated weekly with old and new pics.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ged View Post
    You found Tom Fairclough's exhibition then. Good isn't it.
    Yep very good.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Ged View Post
    You found Tom Fairclough's exhibition then. Good isn't it.
    Very moving indeed! The exhibition at the MetQuarter finishes today

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    Stumbled across this thread by chance, thanks very much for the kind comments, indeed I took everything down at 5pm but we have plans for a repeat/variation next May timed alongside the 70th anniversary of the May Blitz and I'm planning that now. The website will remain. Thanks again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by TomF View Post
    Stumbled across this thread by chance, thanks very much for the kind comments, indeed I took everything down at 5pm but we have plans for a repeat/variation next May timed alongside the 70th anniversary of the May Blitz and I'm planning that now. The website will remain. Thanks again.
    Thanks! Managed to miss it today, but will certainly try and catch it in May!

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    Forgot to say, if you or anyone you know, wishes to share memories of the blitz, of any nature, then please let me know

    e-mail: merseyblitz@gmail.com or post here

    We are taking written or recorded memories and are willing to come out and interview people. Indeed Channel 5 are interested in interviewing people for a programme to coincide with the 70th anniversary.

    Thanks

    Tom Fairclough

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