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Wartime : Britain, 1939-1945

Author: Juliet Gardiner
Publisher: London : Headline, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Half the British Army never left Britain during the Second World War and became, with the civilian population, the Home Front. In 'Wartime' the danger, courage, deprivation, fear, exhaustion, and humour that the population endured for six years is vividly brought to life through the voices of those who lived through them.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Juliet Gardiner
ISBN: 0755310268 9780755310265 0755310276 9780755310272
OCLC Number: 56642467
Description: xiv, 658 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Other Titles: Britain, 1939-1945
Responsibility: Juliet Gardiner.

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Half the British Army never left Britain during WWII and became, with the civilian population, the Home Front. In Wartime, the danger, courage, deprivation, exhaustion, fear, humour and sometimes  Read more...

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Gathered from an impressive array of sources, these rich and varied voices tell of blackout, of digging for victory and the arrival of the gum-chewing GIs. There is sadness, sacrifice, love and Read more...

 
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