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Sound recording of Jean Blosseville, née Palmer speaking about the Occupation and the years after. She was interviewed on 10/02/2005 by Stuart Nicolle for the Liberation to Coronation Oral History Project. Mrs Blosseville speaks about living near the underground hospital, the hospital being a tourist attraction, soldiers visiting it, her house with no electricity, the hospital being a place of reunion for the Breton Workers and after an air crash, it being used as a morgue, the trees and the flowers planted around the area, collecting cone, nuts, berries and flowers, going to St Lawrence Primary School, going to the Battle of Flowers and the International road race, and the death of the King.
February 10th 2005
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