Muriel Blake's 1944 Diary

YBlakeMMD489709v1.pdf

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Muriel Blake's 1944 Diary

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Muriel Blake's diary with only entries from 6 March to 19th.

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Date

1944-03

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One diary with handwritten annotations

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IBCC Digital Archive

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This content is property of the Leonard Cheshire Archive which has kindly granted the International Bomber Command Centre Digital Archive a royalty-free permission to publish it. Please note that it was digitised by a third-party which used technical specifications that may differ from those used by International Bomber Command Centre Digital Archive. It has been published here ‘as is’ and may contain inaccuracies or culturally inappropriate references that do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of the University of Lincoln or the International Bomber Command Centre.

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YBlakeMMD489709v1

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[Diary front cover]

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489709 ACU2 Blake
198 East Park Rd
Leicester

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[inserted] 1944 [/inserted]

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[8 printed pages]

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MARCH, 1944

5 Sun. (2nd Sunday in Lent)

6 Mon. [inserted] Started revision today this is the long awaited week here at last. 16 week at credenhill it seems impossible [/inserted]

7 Tues.

8 Wed.

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MARCH, 1944

9 Thurs. [inserted] Still on revision am waiting for Friday feel as if I cant stand any more revision we all feel the same [/inserted]

10 Fri. [inserted] Packed my chute this afternoon had an observer with hardly any tangle. Made a good job of it Went to pictures at night [/inserted]

11 Sat. [inserted] Had my board this after-morning got on very well. Shall be glad when mon. come and get results went to gym dance at night. Ron not there [/inserted]

Memo [inserted] think he must have fallen out with me [/inserted]

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MARCH, 1944

12 Sun. (3rd Sunday in Lent) [inserted] Peggy and I went for a walk up credenhill. Wash my hair ready for my leave. Will be home a week today [/inserted]

13 Mon. [inserted] Got results today passed with 71 marks and now a ACU1 not longer UT we all did well Vicky & Jean got the LAC We can now breath freely again [/inserted]

14 Tues. [inserted] Went out to celebrate but got split up. Peggy and I had a good tea and went to pictures. [/inserted]

15 Wed. [inserted] Peggy and I went to town then to 5 wing dance for last time Kit all packed waiting for tomorrow for postings [/inserted]

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MARCH, 1944

16 Thurs. [inserted] 6 month today since joined the WAAFS left Hereford today home on leave [deleted] I [/deleted] Sorry at losing all the girls especailly [sic] Peggy [/inserted]

17 Fri. (St. Patrick’s Day) [inserted] Changed to City clothes felt very good went to dance at night with Pat. Had a good time [/inserted]

18 Sat. [inserted] Spent quiet day at home bought some Kayser Bondor WAAF Stockings. Spent night at home by fire with a Shandy [/inserted]

Memo

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MARCH, 1944

19 Sun. (4th Sunday in Lent) [inserted] Today Mothering Sunday. Am spending it at home with mum and dad. Remind me of the day before I joined the WAAFS [/inserted]

20 Mon.

21 Tues. (Spring Equinox)

22 Wed.

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MARCH, 1944

23 Thurs.

24 Fri.

25 Sat. (Lady Day)

Memo

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[2 blank pages]

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[back cover]

Citation

Muriel Blake, “Muriel Blake's 1944 Diary,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed December 7, 2021, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/18310.

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