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Jambusters : the story of the Women's Institute in the Second World War

Author: Julie Summers
Publisher: London ; New York : Simon & Schuster, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Second World War was the WI's finest hour. The whole of its previous history - two decades of educating, entertaining and supporting women and campaigning on women's issues - culminated in the enormous collective responsibility felt by the members to 'do their bit' for Britain. Making jam, gathering rosehips, housing evacuees, setting up canteens for the troops, knitting and singing were not only part of their  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julie Summers
ISBN: 9780857200464 0857200461 085720047X 9780857200471
OCLC Number: 812071126
Description: xix, 348 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Julie Summers.

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The compelling true story of how the Women's Institute pulled Britain through the war with pots of jam and a spirit of make-do-and-mend.  Read more...

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