Level: Category
Sound Archive
Level: Fonds
Scope and Content:
Title: Essex at War
Speaker(s): Barnett, Simon
Date of broadcast: 24/12/89
Length of tape: 25 minutes
Depositor: BBC Essex
Restrictions: BBC Essex
Synopsis of tape: Feature marking 50th anniversary of the first Christmas of World War 2 in Essex; mixture of official government announcements, sound archive contributions, contemporary memories of Essex pople and music; includes first air raid warning in Grays on September 3, 1939, bombing in Chelmsford, German mine-laying aircraft crash in Clacton, child evacuation to Essex, Invasion Day at Southend and Leigh.
Dates of Creation:

Key terms

TypeKey termsDescription
Subjects Christmas Essex at War 1989
Subjects Second World War Essex at War 1989
Document Types Sound recording Essex at War 1989