Vivien Allen

David Callister interview Vivien Allen, a long-time resident in the Isle of Man and a famous author whose books include 'Kruger's Petoria', 'Hall Caine', 'Lady Trader' and 'Dear Mr Rosetti'. 

The interview covers the following topics:

Being an author and journalist
Early childhood memories
Memories of WWII
Evacuation to Grandparents in Devon
The London Blitz
Air raid shelters
Father's involvement in designing search light apparatus
Father gassed during WWI
Memories of VE Day celebrations
The Wrens

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