June 12, 1942

On this day in south west Hertfordshire

On this day in south west Hertfordshire

First published in News Watford Observer: Photograph of the Author by , Nostalgia Editor

An emergency oven has been built at Radlett, capable of turning out enough bread to keep the people from starving should the shops and bakeries in the village be destroyed in a blitz.

[From the Watford Observer of June 12, 1942]

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