Fragments In Time

Five years ago Christopher Morris found the torn, muddied remains of a diary in a Sussex ditch.

Intrigued, he reassembled the pieces and discovered the daily account of a young British woman who was trapped in Vichy, France, in 1944.

But who was she and why was she there?

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Five years ago Christopher Morris found the torn, muddied remains of a diary in a Sussex ditch.

Intrigued, he reassembled the pieces and discovered the daily account of a young British woman who was trapped in Vichy, France, in 1944.

But who was she and why was she there?

Christopher Morris on the identity of a British woman who kept a diary in WW2 France.

Christopher Morris explains how he found the torn, muddied remains of a diary in a Sussex ditch, which, when the pieces were reassembled, revealed the daily account of a young British woman who was trapped in Vichy, France, in 1944. But who was she and why was she there? From January 2000.