Basil Drennan letter - page 3

Basil Drennan letter - page 3
  • Title: Letter from Basil St George Drennan to his mother about visiting the 1948 London Olympic Games in London

  • Date : 3 August 1948

  • Catalogue number : Parliamentary Archives, DRE/A/1/23

  • Description :

    A letter from Basil Drennan to his mother, recounting his visit to the 1948 London Olympic Games. He describes the Games as “magnificent”, even though he “didn’t care much for the rain”. He describes how the “runners went through a downpour, with puddles all over the track” due to the wet weather conditions.

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