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World War11 recollections


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Posted by Tim Dineen on Monday, January 20th 2020:

Among my childhood Bronx memories of WW11 were lights-out evening drills as a precaution against a possible enemy air attack. Also that car headlight were blackened on their upper half to minimize upward reflection.

I also remember the rationing of food and the long lines at stores when word spread that a delivery of sugar or other household staple was soon expected.

Any Bronx Board old-timers have similar recollections?

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