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BOMBED OUT AND GETTING YOUR KNEES BROWN

December 8, 2013

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A JOURNALIST’S RECOLLECTIONS OF WAR TIME EVACUATION AND NATIONAL SERVICE

THEY say there is a book in every journalist, one is good, but two could be regarded as getting a bit greedy.

Mind you this particular journalist is a former weekly newspaper editor and the gift of a wordsmith causes itchy fingers particularly close to a typewriter.

Brentwood based Brian Davis, 79, retired a decade or so ago as editor of the Brentwood Argus and put his spare time to researching two events that had quite an effect on him personally

He said: “I did the evacuee book because many of my playmates during the war were evacuees from Southampton.”

Orrible Little Man wenThe evacuation of children began at the start of the Second World War when Brian lived in a Dorset village.

He has two books on release; “I’ll Take That One” a story of youngsters evacuated at the outset of war…

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