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A people's history of the second world war

Author: Sandra Koa Wing
Publisher: London : Profile Books Ltd : [distributor] TBS The Book Service Ltd, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Illustrated edView all editions and formats
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For six years the people of Britain endured bombs and the threat of invasion, and more than 140,000 civilians were killed or seriously wounded. Using many diaries, this book tells the story of the war - the military conflict, and, mainly, life on the home front.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sandra Koa Wing
ISBN: 9781846680885 1846680883
OCLC Number: 852009392
Target Audience: General (US: Trade).
Description: 320 pages : plates, 16 pages black and white ; 19 x 13 x 2 cm
Responsibility: the Writers of Mass Observation ; Sandra Koa Wing.

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A unique attempt to tell the chronological history of the war, event by event, through the eyes of the diarists...As a history to dip in and out of, it is faultless and should be recommended reading Read more...

 
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