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Stories categorised in 'International Friendships'. These stories may contain references to other themes.

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My Memories of the Women's Land Armyicon for Recommended story

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I was 18 years old on D-Day, and a member of the 9th Parachute Battalion. I was part of a special volunteer...

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The following Saturday morning my sister and I used our pocket money to go from Overton to Basingstoke. On...

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