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Christmas 1940

Post by Kismet » Fri Nov 02, 2018 3:02 pm

y tiffinata » 23 Dec 2015, 09:19

http://blogs.spectator.co.uk/2013/12/wa ... mber-1940/
I stumbled across this while doing some research.
Yes, it is propaganda from the time. (I teared up around the halfway mark.)
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Re: Christmas 1940

Post by Kismet » Fri Nov 02, 2018 3:02 pm

Fairblue » 23 Dec 2015, 10:58

Very poignant, Tiff. Thank you very much for posting this.
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Re: Christmas 1940

Post by Kismet » Fri Nov 02, 2018 3:02 pm

OzBiggles1963 » 23 Dec 2015, 13:46

tiffinata wrote:
http://blogs.spectator.co.uk/2013/12/wa ... mber-1940/
I stumbled across this while doing some research.
Yes, it is propaganda from the time. (I teared up around the halfway mark.)


Fascinating...a real time capsule from the era! I remember watching it a few yrs back. :D
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Re: Christmas 1940

Post by Kismet » Fri Nov 02, 2018 3:02 pm

Spitfire666 » 23 Dec 2015, 13:50

Next to that one there is some superb colour footage of the blitz, about 10 minutes.
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Re: Christmas 1940

Post by Kismet » Fri Nov 02, 2018 3:02 pm

y Kismet » 23 Dec 2015, 14:07

Interesting. Thanks for sharing it, Tiff.
'Major Bigglesworth,' said von Stalhein coldly, 'there are times when I seriously wonder if you were created by the devil just to annoy me.'

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