An acquisition by the Imperial War Museum
It also scotches the circulating rumours that Ron was bribed to 'donate' his diary by the gift of a Jeep, despite a recent IWM photo to the contrary
Personally I'm keeping an open mind.
Discussions on all aspects of the Second World War
The items that can be seen in or next to the suitcase are what a young lad of perhaps 9 or 10 years old may have taken. Girls who were evacuated would probably take some personal items, such as dolls, teddy bears etc, as well as clothes and books.