Memories of War and VE Day

8th May 2020 marks the 75th anniversary of VE Day when peace was announced in Europe after nearly six years of war.

In this exhibition wartime residents of Barking and Dagenham recall their experiences of evacuation, bombing raids, and the VE Day parties they enjoyed in 1945.


6 thoughts on “Memories of War and VE Day

  1. Excellent well done Valance House have sent it on to various members of the family all over the country.

  2. I was born in 1942, lived in Ilford. Can still remember going next door to Mr. kellys underground bunker!Can anyone else my age remember the war?

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