“In 1944, on 15 July, Joyce and I were married at St Mary’s church, Baldock.”
“We set off by train from London to our honeymoon in Tewkesbury…”
“Outside London the train stopped.”
“We heard the air-raid sirens wailing, and then we heard and saw one of the first doodlebugs pass overhead.”
The explosion of a V-1 flying bomb close to Westminster, London
The V-1 flying bomb, known as the doodlebug,
was an early unguided cruise missile
developed by the Nazi German Luftwaffe.
Limited in range, they were fired from
along the French and Dutch coasts,
in response to successful Allied landings in Europe.
Ghost Watch #1 - The RAF Ghost
This video illustrates an episode of Ghost Watch, a short series that was originally broadcast on the radio in the 1980s.