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The British home front pocket-book, 1940-1942

Author: Brian Lavery
Publisher: London : Conway, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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"[This book] is compiled from authentic leaflets and pamphlets issued during the Second World War to a public threatened by German bombers and the prospect of invasion. This timely publication provides genuine insight into civilian life during the most severe years of the conflict, and illuminates how it shaped the British character. As well as advice on evacuation, food and clothes rationing, the book includes  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Sources
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Lavery
ISBN: 9781844861224 1844861228
OCLC Number: 615899920
Description: 160 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm
Contents: Rationing --
Evacuation --
Conscription --
Air raids --
Radio & cinema --
Work --
Invasion.
Responsibility: compiled and introduced by Brian Lavery.

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In June 1940, following the BEF's scrambled evacuation from Dunkirk, the Second World War was brought home to Britain.*  Read more...

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