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British people at war.

British people at war.

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Published by Odhams in London .
Written in English


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The British People at War looks at WW2 on the British home front through photographs. It appears to have been printed before the war's end, as there is no mention of V-E Day.4/5. 92 rows  This is a list of wars involving the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and. The Great War and the British People 2nd Edition.

by J. Winter (Author) out of 5 stars 2 ratings. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book.

Cited by: Book Title: Fighting the People’s War: the British and the Commonwealth armies and the Second World War. ISBN Author: Jonathan Fennell. The British People at War Hardcover – by Various (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" Author: Various. LOST WORLDS I had a sense, when reading Angus Calder's seminal "The Peoples War", of not just visiting one lost world (that of the home front during the second world war), but also that of the time the book was written in, late 's Britain; and not just because of (thankfully rare) sentences such as "For the New Britain rearmament meant a gay boom in aircraft production."/5.

The W.W. II myths regarding the magnificent performance of the civilian population during Britain's ""freest hour"" are many, and Angus Calder's thorough social history of the war years can't help but be somewhat of a debunking document. Calder captures the heroics of the unknown warriors in the bombed streets, on the factory floors, and in the Home Guard drill halls, but he also conveys the.

out of 5 stars British People at War book. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 12 August This is a must for any WW2 historian. It demonstrates many of the hardships people had to face in a time of war.

With the large number of photographs contained within this book I am surprised the price is so reasonable. Well worth buying at this price.4/5(1).

Genre/Form: Illustrated works Pictorial works: Additional Physical Format: Online version: British people at war. London, Odhams Press [] (OCoLC) This second edition of the classic bestseller by J.M.

Winter, originally published by Macmillan inincludes a new and up-to-date introduction. This was the first major study to highlight the paradox that a conflict that killed or maimed over two million men, also created conditions which. British Shopkeeper cancelling coupons. April United States Office of War Information, Overseas Picture Division.

In Britain, during the First World War, toqueues for food had become dangerously long. A Ministry of Food was created to help with the homefront food situation. The highly acclaimed author of Stop That Girl delivers a masterfully plotted debut novel–at once a mystery of identity, sly literary satire, and coming-of age story–capturing a young man’s impossible and heroic first -two-year-old MacGregor West, orphaned as a boy.

PEOPLE; Search the history Government War Book, Cuban Missiles Crisis, UK Government War Book, War Book, nuclear attack, which had a similar influence in finally forcing the British media and the government to focus on the threat of war and to make the utmost efforts to plan to avert unnecessary risks.

Make Offer - WWII Vtg Book "Combined Operations The Official Story of the Commandos" UK~ The Second World War Winston Churchill 6 Volume Hard Cover Set $ THE BRITISH WAR BLUE BOOK Miscellaneous No. 9() DOCUMENTS CONCERNING GERMAN-POLISH RELATIONS AND THE OUTBREAK OF HOSTILITIES BETWEEN GREAT BRITAIN AND GERMANY ON SEPTEMBER 3, Presented by the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs to Parliament by Command of His Majesty Electronic version by permission of Her Majesty's Government.

Fighting the People's War offers new interpretations in the global fight against Fascism, and will be required reading for scholars and the historically-minded public.' Tim Cook, author of The Necessary War and Fight to the Finish 'This is an outstanding book, based on immersion in archives across the globe/5(19).

O’Connor, Steven The Free French and British Forces in the Desert War, the learning curve in interallied military cooperation. European Review of History: Revue européenne d'histoire, Vol. 27, Issue. p. Author: Jonathan Fennell.

The definitive nonfiction work on the postwar period in Britain, a primer for anyone born after the war who grew up with the advantages of the NHS and welfare state wondering why the Labour. The book is well written and includes lots of interesting information.

However, the title 'The People's War' is misleading as it delves more in to the war from the establishment's point of view and most of the 'people' text is London based. The book was interesting but didn't provide what I was looking for/5(19).

The conflict was, for Britain, a "total war"; no section of society remained untouched by military conscription, air raids, the shipping crisis and the war economy. This book not only states the great events and the leading figures, but also the oddities and the banalities of daily life, and in particular the parts played by ordinary people- air raid wardens and Home Guards, factory 4/5(2).

Anyone reading The British Are Coming will finish it looking forward impatiently to the next two. The trilogy looks fair to become the standard account of the war that brought the American Republic into being.” —Andrew Roberts, Claremont Review of Books "One of the best books written on the American War for Independence.

Available now at - Hardcover - Odhams Press Ltd n.d - - illustrated, sm.4to. (pp. ), cloth (ownership inscription on flyleaf datedspine faded and worn, head and tail of spine frayed, inside joints loose).

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