Spotlight on 75th anniversary of VE Day – some marvellous local memories

Some marvellous memories were gathered to celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE Day in Newham, writes Colin Grainger.
The first is from Roy Cable, who was a young boy when the Blitz started. He shares his memories of air raids, bomb shelters and VE Day street parties. Enjoy, and there are 13 other VE Day memories to enjoy.

Roy Cable – Memories of wartime Newham

The general link: https://www.newhamheritagemonth.org/

Auberon Street North Woolwich VE Day party1945

There are also some other memories, including What The Papers said about the end of the War in Europe. Read them here: http://www.colin-grainger.co.uk/ve-day-celebrations-what-the-papers-said-about-life-in-west-ham-and-east-ham/

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Brryl


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