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The long road home : the aftermath of the Second World War

Author: Ben Shephard
Publisher: London : Bodley Head, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The epic story of the aftermath of World War Two and the repatriation of over 15 million people across a devastated Europe.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ben Shephard
ISBN: 9780224062756 0224062751
OCLC Number: 629876922
Description: x, 486 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
Contents: Author's note --
Introduction: "An enormous deal of kindness" --
1. Feeding the war machine --
2. Food and freedom --
3. 'The origin of the perpetual muddle' --
4. 'Half the nationalities of Europe on the march' --
5. The psychological moment --
6. The surviving remnant --
7. 'Feed the brutes?' --
8. Dollars or death --
9. 'You pick it up fast' --
10. 'Even if the gates are locked' --
11. 'Skryning' --
12. 'Save them first and argue after' --
13. 'We grossly underestimated the destruction' --
14 'Dwell, eat, breed, wait' --
15. 'The best interests of the child' --
16. 'Good human stock' --
17. 'We lived to see it' --
18. America's fair share --
19. Legacies.
Other Titles: Aftermath of the Second World War
Responsibility: Ben Shephard.

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