- AFTER THE WAR
- HAMLET HOUSE BY RUBY ALICE SIDE Written 1916
- Bringing back My Grandfather: John H. Thompson; Son Of Ruby Alice Side Thompson
- For Genealogy Lovers: THE THOMPSON FAMILY (A Search into History) Compiled by Edward Thompson (1879-1970)
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9-4-39 Women are ill and hysterical,very bad when the air raid signals sound. It is nerves and they can’t help it.
In the middle of the night we were wakened from sleep by the air raid sirens.
The Atlantic Liner, Athena, was torpedoed off the west of the Hebrides, and sank at five o’clock this morning.
President Roosevelt broadcast in the States last night that America would stay neutral.
Women are ill and hysterical,very bad when the air raid signals sound. It is nerves and they can’t help it.
Raiding signals may be heard at any moment but I am left alone in the house, to endure it as best I can.
I think of Cuthie, who is surely going to immediate death and of Artie who will follow him.
The Germans, of course, are overrunning Poland, that was to be expected.
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