War Journals: Salute the Soldier Week

PUBLISHED: 16:59 15 June 2017 | UPDATED: 17:08 15 June 2017

On this week in 1944. Ref exe War Journals Nost 10-6-1944-1. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

On this week in 1944. Ref exe War Journals Nost 10-6-1944-1. Picture: ARCHANT ARCHIVES

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Nostalgia - Clippings from the Exmouth War Journals of 1944.

Front page of the Exmouth Journal, June 10, 1944. Ref exe War Journals Nost 10-6-1944-4. Picture: Archant archivesFront page of the Exmouth Journal, June 10, 1944. Ref exe War Journals Nost 10-6-1944-4. Picture: Archant archives

‘Exmouth’s greatest week’ is here and residents pay homage to their soldiers. Guest of honour, Lt.-General Sir Gifford Le Q. Martel, will open the week long event. This was the main story of the week for the Exmouth Journal on 10 June, 1944.

Every Thursday we bring you clippings taken from the Exmouth Journal printed on this week in 1944.

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Exmouth's greatest week. Ref exe War Journals Nost 10-6-1944-5. Picture: Archant archivesExmouth's greatest week. Ref exe War Journals Nost 10-6-1944-5. Picture: Archant archives

Exmouth supplying Otterton with water. Ref exe War Journals Nost 10-6-1944-7. Picture: Archant archivesExmouth supplying Otterton with water. Ref exe War Journals Nost 10-6-1944-7. Picture: Archant archives

Holidays for much-needed rest at Braid's Wireless. Ref exe War Journals Nost 10-6-1944-8. Picture: Archant archivesHolidays for much-needed rest at Braid's Wireless. Ref exe War Journals Nost 10-6-1944-8. Picture: Archant archives

Keep 'em running. Ref exe War Journals Nost 10-6-1944-3. Picture: Archant archivesKeep 'em running. Ref exe War Journals Nost 10-6-1944-3. Picture: Archant archives

Lympstone Furry Dance. Ref exe War Journals Nost 10-6-1944-6. Picture: Archant archivesLympstone Furry Dance. Ref exe War Journals Nost 10-6-1944-6. Picture: Archant archives

Cycling burns energy...Try biscuits. Ref exe War Journals Nost 10-6-1944-2. Picture: Archant archivesCycling burns energy...Try biscuits. Ref exe War Journals Nost 10-6-1944-2. Picture: Archant archives

Salute the fighting services. Ref exe War Journals Nost 10-6-1944-9. Picture: Archant archivesSalute the fighting services. Ref exe War Journals Nost 10-6-1944-9. Picture: Archant archives

Funeral for Withycombe soldier. Ref exe War Journals Nost 10-6-1944-10. Picture: Archant archivesFuneral for Withycombe soldier. Ref exe War Journals Nost 10-6-1944-10. Picture: Archant archives

Home Guard orders. Ref exe War Journals Nost 10-6-1944-11. Picture: Archant archivesHome Guard orders. Ref exe War Journals Nost 10-6-1944-11. Picture: Archant archives

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