Spelling out the end of the war

The Baffins Pond VE Day party in full swing. Jean's father Walter is standing second from the right, wearing a blazer.

The Baffins Pond VE Day party in full swing. Jean's father Walter is standing second from the right, wearing a blazer.

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With last week’s events still in mind, here we see residents from the Baffins Pond area of Portsmouth celebrating VE Day.

Jean Brown (née Clark) sent me these two photographs of events happening around the pond.

Left: Parents and children form the letters V and E at Baffins Pond.

Left: Parents and children form the letters V and E at Baffins Pond.

In the top picture we see the party in full swing. Jean’s father, Walter can be seen in the blazer standing second from the right.

In the lower shot we see the residents and children forming the letters V and E and Jean is seen along the bottom line of the E, third from the right wearing the white hat.

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