Seeking wartime memories
Did you serve in the British armed services or essential civilian services during World War Two?
Did you serve in the British armed services or essential civilian services during World War Two? Over the last year or so, I have been hearing from WWII veterans from across the UK, and I am now sending this appeal to areas that I have not yet heard from. I would like to find out what your opinions are of the country today and how you have found life since the end of the war. Did you struggle to adjust to civvy street? Has there been enough support for veterans? I am a freelance writer and plan to compile a book with your opinions of life in the UK in 2009. Is it a disappointment or are you happy with how your country turned out? What do you think your fallen comrades would have made of life in 21st Century Britain? All opinions are welcome and, if possible, provide a bit about your war experience and most vivid war time memories, your views on the country, your name, age, rank and regiment but, if you request, your name will not be published if you would prefer to remain anonymous. Nick Pringle,PO Box 1110,Newcastle Upon Tyne.