5 June, 2020

Currier, Lyn

Lyn Currier was a English woman born in 1927 and later married to Verrold Currier. She tells in her interview about what life was like in England during WWII. She tells of riding her bike in the dark to go places, since everyone was in complete blackout due to fear of bomber attacks. She also tells a funny story of when Heavyweight Champion Joe Louiswas doing USO shows for the troops in 1944 in England, they had Lyn get in the ring with Joe. She looked at him and asked him in a frightened voice if he was going to hit her. Joe looked at her very menacing and told her that depended on how fast she could run. Lyn then knocked Joe Louis out.