Conversation between friends, Phyliss and Freda, about their experiences as evacuees during the Second World War.
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Relph, Phyliss, 1930- (female, housewife), Parmenter, Freda, 1937- (female, retired secretary)
BBC Radio Devon
Phyliss and Freda were evacuees during the Second World War. They discuss their memories of leaving London by train, arriving in a new place (Cornwall and Lancashire respectively) and their relationship with their mothers. They also reflect on the emotions of the experience of being evacuated so many years ago.
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