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Millions like us : Women's Lives in the Second World War

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In 1942 Cora Johnston is grieving over the death of her young husband, torpedoed in the Atlantic; Aileen Morris is intercepting Luftwaffe communications during the siege of Malta - and Clara Milburn, whose son was captured after Dunkirk, is waiting, and waiting ...We tend to see the Second World War as a man's war, featuring Spitfire crews and brave deeds on the Normandy beaches. But in conditions of "Total War" millions of women - in the Services and on the Home Front - demonstrated that they were cleverer, more broad-minded and altogether more complex than anyone had ever guessed.In Millions Like Us Virginia Nicholson tells the story of the women's war, through a host of individual women's experiences. She tells how they loved, suffered, laughed, grieved and dared; how they re-made their world in peacetime. And how they would never be the same again ...Index, Bibliography. Pristine dust jacket. Tight binding, Unmarked, Very good copy

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Author(s):
Virginia Nicholson
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Used: very good
Edition:
2011
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Hardback
ISBN-10:
0670917788
ISBN-13:
9780670917785
Number of pages:
508
Publisher:
Viking
Title:
Millions like us : Women's Lives in the Second World War

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In 1942 Cora Johnston is grieving over the death of her young husband, torpedoed in the Atlantic; Aileen Morris is intercepting Luftwaffe communications during the siege of Malta - and Clara Milburn, whose son was captured after Dunkirk, is waiting, and waiting ...We tend to see the Second World War as a man's war, featuring Spitfire crews and brave deeds on the Normandy beaches. But in conditions of "Total War" millions of women - in the Services and on the Home Front - demonstrated that they were cleverer, more broad-minded and altogether more complex than anyone had ever guessed.In Millions Like Us Virginia Nicholson tells the story of the women's war, through a host of individual women's experiences. She tells how they loved, suffered, laughed, grieved and dared; how they re-made their world in peacetime. And how they would never be the same again ...Index, Bibliography. Pristine dust jacket. Tight binding, Unmarked, Very good copy

Added value:
Dust jacket not price clipped
Author(s):
Virginia Nicholson
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
2011
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0670917788
ISBN-13:
9780670917785
Number of pages:
508
Publisher:
Viking
Title:
Millions like us : Women's Lives in the Second World War

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