The Amazing Story of Adolphus Tips by M. Morpurgo

This is the tale of Michael’s grandma’s experiences as she grew up in Slapton in Devon during World War Two, told through her diaries when she was 12 years old.

It’s based on a true story.

It’s 1943 and Lily’s village is needed for soldiers to train for war so they must all move out of their homes. The are preparing the Normandy landing.

What was going on in 1943?

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Slapton, Devon (in England)

Resultado de imagen para WW2 Slapton Devon The practice assault included a live-firing exercise

This town was used by American soldiers to practice an important attack: D-DAY in Normandy.

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