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Domestic soldiers

Author: Jennifer Purcell
Publisher: London : Constable & Robinson, 2010.
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Over 8 million women stayed at home during the Second World War and their story has never been told. Using brand new research from the Mass-Observation Archive, Jennifer Purcell brings to life - in all its tragedy, pathos, joy and fear - the lives of six ordinary women made extraordinary by the demands of war. In their diaries and notes they record the inner thoughts and everyday activities as they tried to survive  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, British
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Purcell, Jennifer.
Domestic soldiers.
London : Constable, 2010
(OCoLC)403469728
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jennifer Purcell
ISBN: 9781849017992 1849017999
OCLC Number: 783268566
Notes: "Six women's lives in the second World War"--Cover.
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Responsibility: Jennifer Purcell.

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Over 8 million women stayed at home during the Second World War and their story has never been told. Using brand new research from the Mass-Observation Archive, the author brings to life - in all its  Read more...

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