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Armed Forces Community Presents...: Frances Black - "I Wanted to See Life"

Posted on 30 October 2012 | Audio, Video

As a young woman, Frances Black wanted to see the world – so she joined the forces as a nurse. Now, she lives in York, but then home was on Tyneside, but before too long she found herself in Germany – even in the 1950s it was unusual for a woman to travel abroad alone – but she wasn’t deterred and off she went to catch the ferry at Harwich for her first overseas posting.

In her own words - here's Frances.