June 30, 1944

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

Hitler's face has disappeared from Bushey. The local residents appear to have taken a patriotic dislike to it after abusing it in approved fashion during the recent sports meeting at Bushey in the Royal Masonic School grounds. It was a large sideshow, being at least 10 feet high and five feet wide and, strangely enough, has just disappeared.

[From the Watford Observer of June 30, 1944]

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