Episode 66: London's Blackout
Join host Hazel Baker as she explores London's Blackout during World War II and answers questions such as:
- What was London like in 1939?
- What was the blackout?
- When did the blackout begin and why?
- What did Londoners think of blackout restrictions?
- How did London's commuters cope with blackout?
- Did the blackout make London a more dangerous place to be?
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Blackout created opportunities and freedom for some, but for many, it created a darker and scarier world, something they may not have experienced before.
If you would like to learn more about London during World War II then you can watch episode 3 of Walking Wartime Britain on 5Select in which you will also see me sharing a few stories I haven't included here.
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