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Young voices : British children remember the Second World War

Author: Lyn Smith; Imperial War Museum (Great Britain)
Publisher: London : Viking, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
Covering a vast area, from the home front to Nazi Europe and Japan, Lyn Smith has compiled a richly diverse and moving collection of testimonies, which reveals the sheer complexity and horror of the war.

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Genre/Form: Biographies
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, British
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Young voices.
London : Viking, 2007
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lyn Smith; Imperial War Museum (Great Britain)
ISBN: 9780670915934 0670915939
OCLC Number: 144596258
Description: xxiii, 436 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, facsimiles, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. The Road to War: 1930s --
2. War: 3 September 1939 --
3. Phoney War: September 1939-May 1940 --
4. The Great Awakening: June-September 1940 --
5. Evacuation: Second Wave, Home and Abroad --
6. Disaster at Sea --
7. In the Front Line: Blitz 1940-41 --
8. World War: 'The End of the Beginning' --
9. Wartime: Daily Life --
10. Wartime: Education --
11. Wartime: Life Overseas --
12. Wartime: Work and Service --
13. 1944: 'The Beginning of the End' --
14. Victory and Aftermath --
15. Child of That Time --
Contributors: Sound Archive --
Contributors: Documents.
Responsibility: Lyn Smith in association with the Imperial War Museum.


During the Second World War, British children were spared the humiliation and fear of enemy occupation. None the less, they endured six years of increasing deprivation, uprootings, and long  Read more...


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