How Winston Churchill's valiant spirit meant life went on during this wartime devastation in South Tyneside
The UK will remember the end of war in Europe with Churchill’s historic speech ringing out across the land.
By Chris Cordner
Published 26th Feb 2020, 16:45 BST
Updated 2nd Mar 2020, 19:05 BST
Winston Churchill’s famous victory speech announcing the end of war will be broadcast in public spaces across the country at 3pm on Friday, May 8.
But here is our own reminder of South Tyneside’s valiant Churchillian spirit as its people fought on through the war years.
We have delved into the Gazette archives to find photos of air raid damage throughout the district, locals going about their daily business despite the Nazi threat, and a Royal visit to raise the spirits.
Perhaps a relative of yours is in the picture. Take a look at our selection.
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