Eyewitness Accounts of Air Raids
How many bombs were dropped by the German Zeppelin in the raid on Hertford ?
With whom did Norman watch the raid ?
What happened when Daisy went inside to get some glasses ?
After the Zeppelin had moved on, what did the three of them do ?
What did they find all over the pavements ?
Clearly, the family did not follow the official rules about what to do in an air raid. What would you have done ?
Read the letter to Fred from his father
Where did the people of Newtown go to watch the air raid ?
Why did Fred’s father say it was bright enough to read a newspaper ?
What impression do you have of what it would have been like to be there ?
How do you think Fred’s father felt about the Zeppelin raids ? What tells you this in his letter ?
How do you think it might have made Fred feel reading this letter ?