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Ly through their own recollections and in their own words Mr We Lived Then ePUB #9734 Longmate has recruited an enormous volunteer army We Lived Then A History PDF or of home front veterans who sent him their wartime recollectionsHe has brilliantly sifted and assembled the precious debris Guardian.. Fascinating first person accounts on the social history of World War Two I ll be coming back to this one once the boys cycle round to

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How We Lived Then A History of Everyday Life During the Second World War

Although nearly Lived Then PDFEPUB #196 % of the population of Great Britain remained civilians throughout the war or for a large part of it their story has so far largely gone untold In contrast with the thousands of books on military operations barely any have concerned themselves with the indivi. This book is about the British home front day to day life during World War IIThis book encompasses an incredible amount of informatio

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Dual's experience The problems of How We PDFEPUB or the ordinary family are barely ever mentioned food rationing clothes rationing the black out and air raids get little space and everyday shortages almost none at all This book is an attempt to redress the balance to tell the civilian's story large. This is a great collection of first person accounts of life on the home front during WWII Covering rationing the creation of Anderson


10 thoughts on “How We Lived Then A History of Everyday Life During the Second World War

  1. says:

    This book written in 1971 is filled with amazing first person accounts of life in Britain during World War II It's obviously been used by other authors as a source of material as many stories in this book can be

  2. says:

    World War II was in many instances the defining event for modern Britain It lasted 6 long years two of which they were fighting Germany alone Norman Longmate gives us an encyclopedic look at what it was like to live in the UK during those years From rationing which lasted until 1954 to mandatory national service

  3. says:

    This book is about the British home front day to day life during World War IIThis book encompasses an incredible amount of information put together in an easily read interestingly organized manner In fact considering the uantity an

  4. says:

    Exceptionally good read The book is oral history in content but not in form as Longmate brilliantly weaves hundreds of reminiscences

  5. says:

    This is a great collection of first person accounts of life on the home front during WWII Covering rationing the creation of Anderson shelters weddings births and the evacuation of children from London and much the book gives a really interesting perspective of what the situation was like for those 'keeping the home fires burning' during the midst of the warYou can definitely choose to read this from front to back or pick chapter

  6. says:

    An island nation mostly abandoned by its allies fights off the fascist continental empire with austerity hard work and cooperation Sure the military especially the air force did its work But Longmate focuses on the lives of ordinary civilians often letting them tell their stories in their own words I enjoyed the first hand accoun

  7. says:

    Fascinating first person accounts on the social history of World War Two I'll be coming back to this one once the boys cycle round to this peri

  8. says:

    25 stars MemoirW 225; U 25; T 225 3263 Exact 246A collective memoir of WWII from the point of view of English civilians Published in 1971 it is an uncommon viewpoint upon the war Mediocrity and insipidity make its recommendation limited

  9. says:

    One can find many books on the history of World War II from the perspective of each country involved to the political undertones to the experie

  10. says:

    A history of World War II in which Churchill Hitler Eisenhower Roosevelt and others scarcely get a look in is always worth a read So often histories of the war either take an overview approach or a specifically military approach or they focus on a specific group a specific battle or theatre of war But this book is very much about the ordinary man and woman in the street and their wartime experiences rather t

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