Jim Vane - The outbreak of war

Running time
59 sec
Copyright
Department of Veterans' Affairs

Transcript

Yes. I remember my parents talking about it, and they thought that it wouldn't last as long as World War 1 did, but they thought the way things were and that in six-months time to twelve-months time it'd be over. I heard that in many sources, but it didn't plan out that way, of course.

Yes. Things started to get tight. What I mean tight, things started to go to be used with the forces and foodstuff started to be channeled into that respect, and clothing and all that too, as I remember.

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