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Make do and mend : keeping family and home afloat on war rations : reproductions of official Second World War instruction leaflets

Author: Jill Norman; National Archives (Great Britain)
Publisher: London : Michael O'Mara Books, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Facsimiles of official World War II instruction leaflets issued by the British government with advice on how to avoid wasting valuable resources by mending and repairing clothing and saving on fuel.
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Genre/Form: Facsimiles
Handbooks and manuals
History
Miscellanea
Handbooks, manuals, etc. Facsimiles
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jill Norman; National Archives (Great Britain)
ISBN: 9781782430278 178243027X
OCLC Number: 853683975
Notes: Originally published: 2007.
Facsimiles of leaflets held in the National Archives, Kew.
Description: 159 pages : color illustrations, facsimiles ; 21 cm
Responsibility: foreword by Jill Norman.

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The rationing period during World War II was a difficult time, and yet it is remembered as a time of unity and great sacrifice. The government issued the leaflets included in Make Do and Mend to  Read more...

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