A 1950s Childhood: From Tin Baths to Bread and Dripping [NOOK Book]

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Do you remember Pathe News? Taking the train to the seaside? The purple stains of iodine on the knees of boys in short trousers? Knitted bathing costumes? Then the chances are you were born in or around 1950. This delightful compendium of memories will appeal to all who grew up in this post-war decade, whether in town or country, wealth or poverty.
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A 1950s Childhood: From Tin Baths to Bread and Dripping

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Overview


Do you remember Pathe News? Taking the train to the seaside? The purple stains of iodine on the knees of boys in short trousers? Knitted bathing costumes? Then the chances are you were born in or around 1950. This delightful compendium of memories will appeal to all who grew up in this post-war decade, whether in town or country, wealth or poverty.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780752462271
  • Publisher: The History Press
  • Publication date: 12/26/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 40,321
  • File size: 5 MB

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 10, 2014

    Recommended

    I could relate to this book having been a child in England during the same time, though we lived in the country. Our village was where the petrol supplies were kept so we were inundated with military people. Being on the main Birmingham to London road tanks etc rolled through constantly, so though no bombs the war did affect us the tin baths and bread & lard was very much part of our lives. Tin baths I don't miss the bread & lard I do miss. I found the book enjoyable to read, thanks
    DEG40

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