Growing up in 1940s Britain

Podcast Episode 1

In this episode I introduce my mother, Toni Bernardy.

Mum was born in Britain in 1940 during the Second World War. We learn about her family, siblings and also her father a squadron leader in the Royal Air Force.

She shares what it was like to live with food rationing, the sound of air raid sirens and the excitement generated by the arrival of American GIs in Britain.

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