Wartime in West Suffolk – The Diary of Winifred Challis, 1942-1943
Volume Number: 55
Winifred Challis spent most of her life in West Suffolk and during the Second World War was one of nearly five hundred people who kept a diary for the social research organisation Mass Observation. For several months in 1942-43 she immersed herself in diary-writing, producing commentaries on wartime life in and around Bury St Edmunds. Edited and introduced by Robert Malcolmson and Peter Searby.