1. Edna Hicks describes the London suburb of Harrow, where she lived during World War II.

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  2. Edna Hicks describes the atmosphere in England in the final months before the start of the Second World War.

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  3. Edna Hicks describes the bomb shelter installed in her family's back garden during World War II.

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  4. Edna Hicks recalls hearing Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain announce the start of war with Germany.

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  5. Edna Hicks describes her fear while being fitted with a gas mask in preparation for German air raids.

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This channel includes video clips from Edna Hicks' oral history interview, in which she describes her experiences growing up in a London suburb during World War II.

Born in 1930, Edna Hicks grew up in Harrow, a suburb of London that sustained considerable…


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This channel includes video clips from Edna Hicks' oral history interview, in which she describes her experiences growing up in a London suburb during World War II.

Born in 1930, Edna Hicks grew up in Harrow, a suburb of London that sustained considerable bombing from German planes during World War II. After the war Hicks got a job at a post exchange on a military base and met an American pilot. They married in 1956 and would live on six bases in the United States.

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