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Private Battles - How the War Almost Defeated Us - Our Intimate Diaries

£3.99

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Focusing on the Second World War, this work follows four ordinary young people telling the story of how they barely survived. The challenges and struggles of the writers' own small battles give an impression of what life was really like.
"We do things gradually in Britain. For instance, there was tremendous and gloomy speculation when the petrol cut was first instituted. "What shall we do without a car?"... But in six months time we shall be doing without our car, just as we are doing without bananas, grapefruit, butter, jam, stockings. Gradually we discover that we are doing with less or without."
A fascinating record of the struggle of ordinary people against adversity. Hardback, 554 pages, in as new condition.

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Author(s):
Simon Garfield
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
10vo
Edition:
2007
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0091910765
ISBN-13:
9780091910761
Number of pages:
554
Publisher:
Ebury
Title:
Private Battles - How the War Almost Defeated Us - Our Intimate Diaries

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Focusing on the Second World War, this work follows four ordinary young people telling the story of how they barely survived. The challenges and struggles of the writers' own small battles give an impression of what life was really like.
"We do things gradually in Britain. For instance, there was tremendous and gloomy speculation when the petrol cut was first instituted. "What shall we do without a car?"... But in six months time we shall be doing without our car, just as we are doing without bananas, grapefruit, butter, jam, stockings. Gradually we discover that we are doing with less or without."
A fascinating record of the struggle of ordinary people against adversity. Hardback, 554 pages, in as new condition.

Author(s):
Simon Garfield
Condition:
As new
Dimensions:
10vo
Edition:
2007
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0091910765
ISBN-13:
9780091910761
Number of pages:
554
Publisher:
Ebury
Title:
Private Battles - How the War Almost Defeated Us - Our Intimate Diaries

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