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National service : the best years of their lives

Author: Trevor Royle
Publisher: London : Andre Deutsch, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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More than 2 million men were conscripted to serve in Britain's armed forces during the period of National Service, which began after the Second World War and was phased out by 1963. Aged just  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Trevor Royle
ISBN: 9780233002309 0233002308
OCLC Number: 213110282
Notes: Originally published: without accompanying sound disc. 2002.
Includes sound disc.
Description: 272 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword; Introduction; Our Guards and Garrisons; You're in the Army Now; This Seat of Mars; Officers and Gentlemen; Even the Bad Times Were Good; Is Your Journey Really Necessary?; The National Servicemen's Wars; No More Soldiering; The End of an Old Song; Summer Soldiers and Sunshine Patriots.
Responsibility: Trevor Royle.

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