Memories of Bootle in the Blitz
Read about the experiences of Bootle people during the Second World War below.
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my great grandad was in the war
my nan was a war baby!
my nana played in the park on her way home from school during an air raid
My Grandad was evacuated to Wales but he ran back home to Liverpool because he was homesick!
my grandma always tells me about the time her house was blown up and she only just made it into the airrade shelter. xxxx love you grandma
my grandma was born just three weeks before world war two officially started, so she was a war baby.
MY AUNT WAS EVACUATED TO WALES AND WHEN SHE CAME HOME SHE COULD ONLY SPEAK WELSH AND HAD TO LEARN ENGLISH AGAIN
MY GRANDAD LIVED AT 66KEATS STREET BOOTLE AND HIS HOUSE GOT BOMBED.
MY GRANDAD WAS A WAR BABY AND HE WAS PUT IN A CARE HOME AS A CHILD BECASE HIS PARENTS WERE KILLED IN THE WAR
my great grandadwas in ww2 and he made a scrap book with pictures and letters.
i rember been sent to the country side because bootle had been really badly hit by bombs from the nazis . but i would love to be a young girl again
my nanna and grandad birch were little children in the war and had to be evacuated to colwyn bay in wales and told me all about the experiences,they still live there now!
I REMEMBER LEARNING LOTS ABOUT THE WARS IN PRIMARY SCHOOL. IT WAS VERY INTERESTING AND WE ARE LUCKY THAT WE DONT HAVE RATIONS ANYMORE.
MY NAN TOLD ME ABOUT THE WAR AND SHE HAD TO BE EVACUATED TO WALES TO STAY AWAY FROM THE BOMBS...
my grandad was evacuated during war war he used to tell me stories but now he cannot because he has dimentia
susan murs segar
my great grandad was in the war and we have learnt about it in school and it was scary.
I REMEMBER BEING IN A AIRRAID SHELTER WHEN THE BOMBS WERE FALLING,
i was in the war i was only a child i am 78 now and i can remember the devestation of seeing the amount of damage to to houses and shops i luckily survied threw it