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Oral History

Betty Cowan

In this clip, Betty Cowan (b. 1922) an ARP Warden for Drumbo discusses her experience of witnessing the Belfast Blitz. She also talks about the general apathy towards air raid warnings, giving a personal example of when she spent an Air Raid in the Curzon Cinema on the Ormeau Road!

Listen to the clip and download the transcript below:

WM0819 Betty Cowan Transcript PDF

WM0819 Betty Cowan Transcript Word Document

Betty Cowan

Story Teller: Betty Cowan

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Length of Story: 4m 25s

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