lost my dad on September 7th 1940 which was the first day the Germans sent

Lost my dad on september 7th 1940 which was the first

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lost my dad on September 7th, 1940, which was the first day the Germans sent bombs on my homeland. Now I am all that's left of the life that my mother knew before. We got reports that our neighborhood was all crippled and burnt. Danis Williams September 8th, 1940 Yesterday there was a loud ruckus and I wasn't sure as to what was happening until mom and dad were telling me to pack some belongings and that we were going to the tubes because the Germans started attacking us. I was so scared I didn’t know what to do. I hope my home is okay and that this is all over soon because I want to go play with my friends and finish my drawing in school. Now I am staying with my family in the tube which is usually used as the subway and I would go to the nearby stop whenever we went to see grandma and grandpa up north. I hope they are okay too. I don’t like the little rats that live here and all of the smells from everyone being stuffed in here. I really can’t wait for this to end. Tommy Cook
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October 15th, 1940 I was one of those quite days so I was on my way to the printing shop when suddenly heard the sirens and when I looked up the Germans were above us. I tried to cycle as fast as possible to the nearest shelter but the last thing I remember was seeing an elderly woman in the middle of the street being on fire. The next recollection I had was being taken to the St. Giles Hospital where I saw other civilians; people life me; with terrible wounds. I even saw children, women, and elderly. I can’t believe that these bombings are so inhuman and are not only targeting the areas with the most technological dependence from the nation but also the most populated areas with civilians. Charlie Bluebell
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