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Record Number: 10295


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'I was reading the other day the story of an air flight. They had a long and dangerous journey to undertake, and before they set out, they made a list of the things they needed. But when they were ready to go, the plane was too heavy. They jettisioned much, but still they could not take off. They had to whittle down to a bare minimum. But they did not throw out a single pint of patrol.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1943 and 31 Dec 1943

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

anon

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Clergy (includes all denominations)

Occupation:

Minister

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[unknown]

Title:

[unknown]

Genre:

Geography / Travel

Form of Text:

Print: Unknown

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

10295

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

File report 1651, April 1943, People's Homes, Notes Mass Observation publication, Published copy available in Mass Observation Archives, p. 528, in Mass Observation Online (access to this site is restricted to purchasing institutions, please see http://www.amdigital.co.uk/collections/Mass-Observation-Online for details). http://www.massobservation.amdigital.co.uk,

Citation:

File report 1651, April 1943, People's Homes, Notes Mass Observation publication, Published copy available in Mass Observation Archives, p. 528, in Mass Observation Online (access to this site is restricted to purchasing institutions, please see http://www.amdigital.co.uk/collections/Mass-Observation-Online for details). http://www.massobservation.amdigital.co.uk, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=10295, accessed: 29 June 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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