Wartime history brought to life in Honiton

15:36 13 June 2014

Abbeyfield Honiton residents brought wartime history to life for pupils from Honiton Community College.

Abbeyfield Honiton residents brought wartime history to life for pupils from Honiton Community College.

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Abbeyfield Honiton residents brought wartime history to life for pupils from Honiton Community College.

Jeremy Cashmore-Chuter, who cooked up the rabbit pie meal for residents and pupils.Jeremy Cashmore-Chuter, who cooked up the rabbit pie meal for residents and pupils.

The residents shared their memories of World War Two with the GCSE pupils, who were also able to take a look at some pictures, old newspapers and other items from that era.

They also enjoyed a taste of wartime life with a delicious meal of rabbit pie. The event was held to coincide with the 70th anniversary of D-Day.

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