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TITLE
Wick During the Second World War
EXTERNAL ID
QZP40_CAITHNESS_CROFTING_112
PLACENAME
Wick
DISTRICT
Eastern Caithness
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
CAITHNESS: Wick
PERIOD
1980s
CREATOR
Ruby Doull
SOURCE
Highland Libraries
ASSET ID
2826
KEYWORDS
audios

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In this aduio extract, Ruby Doull from Wick talks about how she managed to provide for her family during the Second World War. She also mentions the bombing in Wick.

(The photograph from Wick shows the site of the first daytime bombing raid of World War 2 on mainland Britain. On 1 July 1940, the first day of the school holidays, many children were playing around the shops in Bank Row, Lower Pultneytown. Bombs intended for Wick harbour claimed 21 civilian victims in the area, including 11 children.)

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Wick During the Second World War

CAITHNESS: Wick

1980s

audios;

Highland Libraries

Caithness Recordings: Life in Wick

In this aduio extract, Ruby Doull from Wick talks about how she managed to provide for her family during the Second World War. She also mentions the bombing in Wick.<br /> <br /> (The photograph from Wick shows the site of the first daytime bombing raid of World War 2 on mainland Britain. On 1 July 1940, the first day of the school holidays, many children were playing around the shops in Bank Row, Lower Pultneytown. Bombs intended for Wick harbour claimed 21 civilian victims in the area, including 11 children.)<br /> <br /> (full transcription to follow soon)