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Tweeting through the Blackout

Four people and the story of a generation

Ellie Blackwood

Ellie Blackwood

21 yr old, proud Woolwich girl. Like to dress up (ration permitting) and get my hands dirty. Factory worker by day (and night!), ARP warden.

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Kay Parker

Kay Parker

26 yr old teacher. Moved to Suffolk 4 yrs ago with evacuees. Back to London now and wondering what it has in store for me.

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William (Billy) Allen

William (Billy) Allen

14 yrs old. Tiddlywinks champion. Charlton supporter. Planes get me excited, homework makes me sad. Glad I’m not an evacuee any more.

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Spr. James Campbell

Spr. James Campbell

Royal Engineer, have been serving in North Africa and Italy. Recovering in London after suffering an injury.

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