I first heard about the North Sea Floods of 1953 from my mother. She grew up in Dartford, Kent, and was old enough to recall the disaster. Unfortunately, I never recorded her recollections when I had the chance.
I should also note that I am aware how UK-centric this episode is. As a Brit myself, it’s obviously a lot easier to research the impact on my own country. I hope to come back to this topic in a future episode from the Continental point of view, and redress the balance.
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