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'An Autobiography by Lucy Joan Slater of Cambridge': Chapter 3: The Start of the War, 1990

Reference Code: GBR/0271/GCPP Slater 1/3
Scope and Contents Pages 35-49 (originally numbered 45-59). In this chapter L J S continues her education and sits a number of examinations, including an LRAM music theory paper, in spite of the war: she recalls in particular going to London with her mother during the Battle of Britain in an attempt to take London University entrance examinations, only to find the exam hall ‘a pile of rubble’; also going ahead with an exam at Portsmouth Technical College in the aftermath of a major air raid, although many...
Dates: 1990