Videos tagged with Coventry
Helen Penver recounts her experiences as a young girl growing up during The Blitz in London. In part two Helen tells us about her own personal experience of being evacuated as well as speaking about rationing and schooling during the war. She also tells us about how women had to make up their legs due to shortages in tights.
"The worst type of bonfire night" This is a letter that was written in November 1940 by my mother, Joan Parsons, to her uncle in America. In the letter Joan describes the blitz of Coventry; the sights, sounds and emotions that she experienced. This is a long clip but worth watching and listening to.