Experiences of a World War II Guernsey Evacuee in Cheshire, by Derek C. Laine

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Experiences of a World War II Guernsey Evacuee in Cheshire, by Derek C. Laine
Experiences of a World War II Guernsey Evacuee in Cheshire, by Derek C. Laine

Booklet published by the Betley Local History Society in 2011, 54 pages. A4 size booklet (N6360X1)

The author was born in Guernsey, and during the Second World War he was evacuated to the Bunbury and Spurstow area of Cheshire, and in this booklet he provides a fascinating account of his experiences during that time. Sections include:

Introduction
Evacuation: June 1940
Cheshire Life
An Oldham tragedy: my brother John's story
Red Cross messages
Life in occupied Guernsey
Anticipation of liberation
Liberation and return after five years of German occupation
Some memories of my early return years
Celebration event 50 years onwards
Notes and references
Appendix 1. Laine family tree
Appendix 2. Full text of my sister Pamela's college essay

The booklet includes some black and white maps and photographs

Condition of the booklet is generally very good. The cover has one or two minor scuffs, and some light nibbling along the edges and corners, but the staple spine is intact, and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound. Their is a small price sticker on the rear side cover
Condition New