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Fundraising for the war effort often took on a sociable aspect - dances, bingo nights, walks or a whist drive and dance. Each event supported a different, but none the less deserving cause.


I know one particular week it was Wings for Victory.  So all these villages had a dance and everybody had something doing and all the money went towards more planes. [Yes]  Then another [er] week, I don't know what they called it, but it would have been the same sort of thing, for the navy [Yes] you know. And another time the same sort of thing for the army

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