Tag Archives: VJ Day

Putting A Value On A Life

It’s not something we like to do. We fight against the whole idea that one life is worth more or less than others. And taken to an individual level, even suggesting that such a value judgment could be made is … Continue reading

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Dad’s letters – May to August 1945

Another instalment of my father’s letters to my mother and what a rollercoaster three months this period covers. First up there’s some hard training in Derbyshire, then the excitement of the first jump and the trepidation of a posting to the … Continue reading

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