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33 Wartime Recipes and WRENS in WW2

33 Wartime Recipes and WRENS in WW2

Update: 2018-08-29


A Wren's Story, by Audrey Johnson - the memoirs of a WREN in a signals team during WW2, based in N Ireland.


How Anne Cheall made the best of limited rations with her wartime recipes.

Great, Unpublished History!

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26 The Zilken Letters. A veteran exposes the army's best kept WWII secrets!
"In the hot desert, while on guard, some of us drank the rusty water from the radiators of the Bren Gun carriers.  I would lie on my back - mouth under the drain plug of the carrier!  "I didn’t get far before Jerry had me in range and dropped a few mortars all around me.  I froze, as each bomb seem to get nearer.  I could feel the heat off them as they exploded …". "They were all court martialled and two or three were sentenced to be shot!". Revealing highlights of letters Private Fred Zilken sent to comrade Wilf Shaw over a number of years after WWII.  Great, unpublished history! Please take my MOBILE survey! I’d be grateful for any feedback on the Fighting Through Podcast, or even early comments on the survey itself.  Replies are completely anonymous. Only 9 simple questions, so do please take a shufty! Link to feedback/reviews Thank you. Full show notes at Please note that photos below may or may not display depending on which listening platform you’re using. Below: Fred Zilken proudly wears the 50th Infantry Division TT badge, denoting the catchment areas of the battalion, the Rivers Tyne, Tees and Humber in Yorkshire. Drawn Sicily 1943. Below: Signal platoon outside Marston House 1941, WW2. Fred top right.    So, a pic of Fed exists after all! A WW2 history podcast on Bill Cheall's war diary and memoirs.
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33 Wartime Recipes and WRENS in WW2

33 Wartime Recipes and WRENS in WW2

Paul Cheall