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IWM The Second World War on the Home Front

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IWM The Second World War on the Home Front

Author Juliet Gardiner

Regular Price: £30.00

Special Price £24.00

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Hardback
64 pages
251 x 289mm
Published Sep 2015
ISBN 9780233004679
Book Summary

The Second World War on the Home Front takes you through the many facets of wartime Britain: from the Phoney War to the devastation of the Blitz; from the Home Guard and the Land Girls to the invasion of the Channel Islands and from evacuation and rationing to code-breaking and the eventual victory celebrations. With over 200 illustrations and 25 rare, removable documents, it offers a unique perspective of the era.

Author Bio

Juliet Gardiner is an historian and broadcaster and has taught at the University of London and Middlesex University. A former editor of History Today magazine, she is also the author of The Thirties: An Intimate History of Britain, The Blitz: The British Under Attack, Wartime: Britain 1939-1945, "Over Here": GIs in Britain, 1942-5, The Children's War and The Animals' War. She was historical consultant for Channel Four's series The 1940s House and wrote the accompanying bestselling book. Juliet frequently appears on television, most recently in Supersize Me and Turn Back Time; the High Street.

Reviews

"This fascinating book...bears eloquent testimony to people's interest in how life was actually lived during the war" - Britain at War magazine

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