What did you do in the war?
Journalistic Writing Posters
First News is on the lookout for more fascinating Second World War stories. We’d love to hear from anyone with interesting memories of the war, particularly those who:
Fought in the war – soldiers, pilots, navy officers
Survived the Holocaust
Lived overseas or is from a country outside the UK
Were taken to a prisoner of war camp
Served as doctors, nurses, ambulance drivers or medics
Were women who did war work, or started working because of the war
Travelled on the Kindertransport
Send your interviews, stories and photos (please send digital copies if possible) to [email protected]uk with ‘What Did You Do In The War?’ as the subject, or post them to: What Did You Do In The War?, First News, First Floor, 58 Southwark Bridge Road, London, SE1 0AS.
CLOSING DATE: 30th January 2015
If you are planning to take part, we’d love to know what you are up to. Please fill in this short online form to let us know. TELL US YOUR PLANS
1. Interviews – If children know someone who expereinced the war first-hand they may be able to interview them.
The ‘What Did You Do in The War?” book is a joint project between First News, Walker Books and the Silver Line, a helpline for
older people that was set up by Childline founder Esther Rantzen.