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A photo of Nonek

Nonek was born in Warsaw, Poland. Nonek was studying in Toulouse, France when World War Two broke out. He escaped France and fled to England where he lived in London before moving to Newcastle. He has lived here ever since.

Nonke was interviewed by Anita Wan on 28 June 2006. The interview took place in the participant's home and lasted for 1 hour 44 minutes.

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I stayed there for about, I used to go every night for five or six nights, then eventually this fellow came in after two nights and told me two of his friends. I told him that I can't pay him and he said it doesn't matter. We decided to depart, it was a Tuesday at ten o clock, he knew the tides and so on, we departed he had some bread, some sausages and some bottles of wine. I had dried bread, that was my contribution.

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