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Keep Calm & Carry on: A “Brit’s” experience of WWII

December 9, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Born in the County of Norfolk, England in 1928, Mick Dawson left Litcham Secondary Modern School at the age of 14, December 1942. A wartime airfield for the American Army Air Force was under construction nearby and Mick got a job with the electrical contractor there as an apprentice. The 392nd BG group with their B-24s occupied the base from August 1943 to the end of the War in Europe. During that time Mick had a front row seat to life on the airfield and the habits of the “Yanks” that took up residence there. Join us for a first person telling of what life was like for a British teenager during the Second World War.

Presenter: Mick Dawson


December 9, 2023
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm