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The home front: Britain, 1939-45.

Marion Yass

The home front: Britain, 1939-45.

by Marion Yass

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Published by Wayland Publishers Ltd. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Great Britain,
    • Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 1918-1945

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 116-117.

      SeriesThe Wayland documentary history series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDA587 .Y37
      The Physical Object
      Pagination128 p.;
      Number of Pages128
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4073147M
      ISBN 100853401543
      LC Control Number79850824
      OCLC/WorldCa200739

      Britain started to prepare for the Second World War at least a year before it actually started. In , the government began to build new warships and increase its armaments. However, this war would not just involve soldiers. The government expected the war to disrupt and threaten the lives of. Try the new Google Books. Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. Try it now. No thanks. Try the new Google Books Get print book. No eBook available Our Home Front, Editor: Andrew Bolt: Edition: illustrated: Publisher: Wilkinson Books, Original from: the University of Michigan: Digitized: Jun.

      The Home Front in Britain explores the British Home Front in the last years since the outbreak of WW1. Case studies critically analyse the meaning and images of the British home and family in times war, challenging prevalent myths of how working and domestic life was shifted by national conflict. In the s and s Moody was more than just a popular family doctor. He was an ambassador for Britain's black community and an important figurehead who – with his organisation the League of Coloured Peoples (LCP) – campaigned to improve the situation for black people in Britain, especially during the Second World War.

      Pike, A. and Pike A., The Home Front in Britain –45 (Tressell, ) Google Scholar. The Home Front – Evacuation The UK entered World War II on 3rd September, However, for many people in the UK, especially children, the war started before that date. These people were the evacuees. Between and the British government started to prepare for war. The government decided to move children.


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The home front: Britain, 1939-45 by Marion Yass Download PDF EPUB FB2

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They endured long working shifts, shortages of food and all other goods, and complete government control of their daily lives.

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The Home Guard or Local Defence Volunteers (LDV) was formed in when there was a real risk that Hitler might invade Britain. The men that served in the Home Guard were all volunteers and were mostly those that were too old (over the age of 40) or too young (under the age of 18) to serve in the forces.

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World War 2 - The Home Front The Home Front - Primarily concerns the activities of a nation's civilians when at war. During the Second World War as British men and women signed up to serve in the Armed Forces the civilian population found they also had an important role to play in the protection of their homeland from the Nazi threat.

The British Home Front Martin Brayley, Malcolm McGregor The population of Britain was mobilized to support the war effort on a scale unseen in any other Western democracy â€" or in Nazi Germany.

They endured long working shifts, shortages of food and all other goods, and complete government control of their daily lives. Sport and the home front: wartime Britain at play, / Matthew Taylor.

Author/Creator: Taylor, Matthew (Social historian) author. Publication: New York: Routledge, Series: Routledge studies in modern British history Format/Description: Book pages cm Subjects: World War () Sports -- Social aspects -- Great Britain. This book considers "home fronts" from an overall imperial perspective and in a broad array of territories - Australia, Canada, India, South Africa and New Zealand as well as Britain.

It examines many aspects of wartime life - food, communications, bombing, volunteering, internment and more, and discusses important themes including identity. Sport and the Home Front contributes in significant and original ways to our understanding of the social and cultural history of the Second World War.

It explores the complex and contested treatment of sport in government policy, media representations and the everyday lives of wartime citizens. Home Fronts - Britain and the Empire at War, ; June 5 black and white, the book assesses "home fronts" across the Empire in a comprehensive way, setting the case studies in their wider context, and placing the subject in, and advancing, the historiography.

Rubber Shortages on Britain's Home Front - Sandra Trudgen Dawson. Osprey's study of the British home front during World War II (). The population of Britain was mobilized to support the war effort on a scale unseen in any other Western democracy – or in Nazi Germany.

They endured long working shifts, shortages of food and all other goods, and complete government control of their daily lives. Investigating the Home Front looks at Britons at war, and examines the ways in which life was changed by it.

Letters, diaries and photographs help you to gain a unique insight into these dramatic years. Category: Great Britain The British Home Front Genre/Form: poetry children: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Yass, Marion.

Home front: Britain, London, Wayland Publishers, A Companion to Contemporary Britain: () pp 3– Addison, Paul. The road to British politics and the Second World War (; 2nd ed. Addison, Paul. Churchill on the Home Front, () ch Calder, Angus.

The People's War: Britain (), highly influential survey. The Home Front How did people prepare for war at home? 2 Lesson at a Glance Suitable For: KS3 Time Period: Second World War Curriculum Link: Challenges for Britain, Europe and the wider world to the present day The Second World War and the wartime leadership of Winston Churchill Learning Objective.It provides us with the means of finding out what our ancestors did on the Home Front.

This book will guide you through the wide variety of sources available; it will tell you what to look for and where to find it. If you want to discover what your ancestor did in the war, then read this book!

A5, 63 pages, ISBN. His latest book is Under Fire – Black Britain in Wartime in which he pays tribute to black ‘front-liners’ and servicemen and women from Britain, Africa and the Caribbean. Under Fire includes a number of Southwark citizens. We asked Stephen to tell us about some of them.