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Exeter after the Blitz
Wartime meals-on-wheels and some rare snapshots of the bomb-damaged Georgian terraces of Dix's Field, Exeter.
War 1942 4 mins
Exeter is down but not out. While the bomb-damaged Georgian terraces of Southernhay smoulder, the dungareed women of the WVS come to the rescue with food aid from allies overseas. Among the charred remains and debris of historic Dix's Field, a poster advertising a warship fundraising week to replace HMS Exeter appears as a poignant reminder that life must go on.
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