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Birmingham City Council

Helen Berry's Wartime Diary

Helen Berry wrote her account of VE Day when she was 13 years old and living in Handsworth. Her father had been head warden of the local A.R.P. group.

Click on the small picture to see each full page.
You can also go to a text only version of the diary

Our enormous thanks go to Miss Berry for letting us publish her very special diary.


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Helen Berry's Wartime Diary - 1

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