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Liverpool Blitz: 4pm

Across the city people are tending vegetables in their gardens, allotments and window boxes. Even the park keeper is watering vegetables where flowers once grew in the glasshouse.

Learn more about growing your own food in wartime.

A Land Army girl setting potatoes
A Land Army girl setting potatoes (Photograph featured with the kind permission of Mrs. K. Barker)
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Audio:
Pearl Cartwright talks about living with shortages.
(windows media | mp3 | read transcript)

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