Ep 302: Family Stories – Ep 14

Ep 302: Family Stories – Ep 14

This week we hear more of your war time family stories. Including the story of an alarming experience in a London hospital’s labour ward during an air raid; how a prisoner in a labour camp in Nagasaki didn’t even notice the atom bomb falling; and how numerous close escapes eventually led to being reunited with her family for one Polish lady.

With thanks to Tyler Anderson, Mark Dagenais, Konrad “Radders” H, Bruce Mair, Clare Meachin and John Nye for sharing their stories.

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