close this book"If there was trouble at school I was always in it" : primary school during World War II
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US Soldiers

They had lollies and chewing gum, and were very generous with them. Mentions Te Rapa and Hopahopa Airforce Bases. Recalls parents unimpressed by his older sister bringing home an American once. Mentions factory in Dey Street and Artillery flats in Peachgrove Road.