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Blackout - Dulwich—15 June 1944 Summary & Analysis

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Dulwich—15 June 1944 Summary

Five minutes after she expected it, Mary hears the warning siren go off. She waits to see if she can hear the jet engines of the V-1s flying in but she doesn't. Suddenly, they hear a big explosion and the ground rumbles. The dispatch phone rings alerting the women there's been a plane crash and numerous casualties. Those on duty have to get to work.

The women continue to hear what they think are more planes crashing. Only Mary knows that what they are hearing are unmanned bombs. Mary observes the girls, which are still calm and chatting about dances and men. Mary also listens for each of the V-1s to drop. Each drops on schedule, but one that is supposed to drop at 2:09 doesn't. While the sirens and a few other bombings are a few minutes...

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