World War, 1939-1945

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World War, 1939-1945

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World War, 1939-1945

  • UF European War, 1939-1945
  • UF Second World War
  • UF World War 2
  • UF World War II
  • UF World War Two
  • UF WW II
  • UF WWII

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World War, 1939-1945

164 Archival description results for World War, 1939-1945

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Agnes Davey 01-05-1986 [Interview]

Description: Oral history interview covering life in the King Street area of Norwich in the 1930s and 1940s. Topics include shops, businesses, domestic life, family life, leisure time, wedding traditions, life during World War II and strikes.
Recording location: Norwich, Norfolk, UK
Performer(s)/contributer(s): Davey, Agnes (speaker, female; interviewee); Daniels, Patricia (speaker, female; interviewer)
Playback mode: mono

Gertie Hall 16-6-86 [interview]

Description: Oral history interview with Gertie Hall about her life in Norwich. Topics include domestic life, caring for her father, the cost of healthcare, life during World War II and rationing.
Recording location: Norwich, Norfolk, England, UK
Performer(s)/contributer(s): Wait, Amanda (speaker, female; interviewer); Hall, Gertie (speaker, female; interviewee)
Recording equipment: Philips Cassette
Playback mode: stereo

Gertie Hall 23-6-86 [interview]

Description: Oral history interview with Gertie Hall about her life in Norwich including war work, working alongside men, getting married and family relationships.
Recording location: Norwich, Norfolk, England, UK
Performer(s)/contributer(s): Wait, Amanda (speaker, female; interviewer); Hall, Gertie (speaker, female; interviewee)
Recording equipment: Philips Cassette
Playback mode: stereo

Norman Armes 16-7-86 [interview]

Description: Oral history interview with Norman Armes about his service in the Army during World War II. Topics include being called up, training and serving in Africa.
Recording location: Norwich, Norfolk, England, UK
Performer(s)/contributer(s): Cowan, Andrew (speaker, male; interviewer); Armes, Norman (speaker, male; interviewee)
Recording equipment: Marantz CP230
Playback mode: stereo

George Boweren 21-8-86 [interview]

Description: Oral history interview with George Boweren maintenance engineer at Ben Burgess on King Street. Topics include Norwich during World War II the history of Ben Burgess and change on King Street.
Recording location: Norwich, Norfolk, England, UK
Performer(s)/contributer(s): Cowan, Andrew (speaker, male; interviewer); Boweren, George (speaker, male; interviewee)
Recording equipment: Marantz CP230
Playback mode: stereo

James Gosling 23-9-86 [interview]

Description: Oral history interview with James Gosling about his service during World War II. Topics include being called up, training, service on heavy artillery anti-aircraft guns and being injured.
Recording location: Norwich, Norfolk, England, UK
Performer(s)/contributer(s): Cowan, Andrew (speaker, male; interviewer); Gosling, James (speaker, male; interviewee); Gosling, Edna (speaker, female; interviewee)
Recording equipment: Marantz CP230
Playback mode: stereo

Albert Holley 26-9-86 [interview]

Description: Oral history interview with Albert Holley about his membership of the Independent Labour Party and his army service during World War II.
Recording location: Norwich, Norfolk, England, UK
Performer(s)/contributer(s): Cowan, Andrew (speaker, male; interviewer); Holley, Albert (speaker, male; interviewee)
Recording equipment: Marantz CP230
Playback mode: stereo

James Gosling 29-9-86 [interview]

Description: Oral history interview with James Gosling about his life in Norwich during Word War II. Topics include the bombing of Boulton Paul General Manufacturers, and his Army service in France during World War II.
Recording location: Norwich, Norfolk, England, UK
Performer(s)/contributer(s): Cowan, Andrew (speaker, male; interviewer); Gosling, James (speaker, male; interviewee); Gosling, Edna (speaker, female; interviewee)
Recording equipment: Marantz CP230
Playback mode: stereo

James Gosling 21-10-86 [interview]

Description: Oral history interview with James Gosling about his service during World War II. Topics include his service in Germany, conditions on the front, looting at Hildesheim, the signing of the Luneburg treaty and the condition of German civilians.
Recording location: Norwich, Norfolk, England, UK
Performer(s)/contributer(s): Cowan, Andrew (speaker, male; interviewer); Gosling, James (speaker, male; interviewee)
Recording equipment: Marantz CP230
Playback mode: stereo

James Gosling 27-10-86 [interview]

Description: Oral history interview with James Gosling about his service during World War II. Topics include his service in the Army in Germany, assistance in evacuation of concentration and labour camps at Belsen, incidents involving German civilians and Jewish prisoners, demobbing procedure and homecoming from war.
Recording location: Norwich, Norfolk, England, UK
Performer(s)/contributer(s): Cowan, Andrew (speaker, male; interviewer); Gosling, James (speaker, male; interviewee); Gosling, Edna (speaker, female; interviewee)
Recording equipment: Marantz CP230
Playback mode: stereo

Edna Gosling 12-11-86 [interview]

Description: Oral history interview with Edna Gosling about her life in Norwich during World War II. Topics include gas masks, air raid sirens, Anderson shelter, rationing, blackout and managing alone with young children.
Recording location: Norwich, Norfolk, England, UK
Performer(s)/contributer(s): Cowan, Andrew (speaker, male; interviewer); Gosling, Edna (speaker, female; interviewee)
Recording equipment: Marantz CP230
Playback mode: stereo

King Street Video Soundtrack Ronald Mace [interview]

Description: Oral history interview recorded during making of the King Street Video. Topics include housing, food, poverty, bombing in World War II and the decline in the area after the movement of residents of King Street to new housing estate.
Recording location: Norwich, Norfolk, England, UK
Performer(s)/contributer(s): Cowan, Andrew (speaker, male; interviewer); Mace, Ronald (speaker, male; interviewee); unidentified speaker, male (interviewer)
Recording note: Exact date of recording unknown.
Playback mode: stereo

Mr Wyer [interview]

Description: Oral history interview with Mr Wyer about his working life in the shoe and boot industry in Norwich during the 1920s, 1930s and 1940s. Topics include factories, wages, hardship of the 1930s and women working in factories during World War II.
Recording location: Norwich, Norfolk, England, UK
Performer(s)/contributer(s): Solomans, Debby (speaker, female; interviewer); Wyer, Mr. (speaker, male; interviewee)
Recording equipment: Marantz CP230
Playback mode: stereo

Harry Fulcher 7-12-87 [interview]

Description: Oral history interview with Harry Fulcher about his role as an Air Raid Warden in Norwich during World War II. Topics include training, bombing, air raid warnings, training the public and bomb damage.
Recording location: Norwich, Norfolk, England, UK
Performer(s)/contributer(s): Sharkey, Siobhian (speaker, female; interviewer); Fulcher, Harry (speaker, male; interviewee)
Recording equipment: Marantz CP230
Playback mode: stereo

Sid Cullington [interview]

Description: Oral history interview with Sid Cullington about his role as an Air raid warden in Norwich during World War II. Topics include training, air raids on the city, bomb damage, work at the shoe factory and leisure time.
Recording location: Norwich, Norfolk, England, UK
Performer(s)/contributer(s): unidentified speaker, female (interviewer); unidentified speaker, female (interviewer); Cullington, Sid (speaker, male interviewee); Cullington, Mrs. (speaker, female interviewee);
Recording note: Exact date of recording unknown.
Recording equipment: Marantz CP230
Playback mode: stereo

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