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Don't You Know There's a War On?: Wartime Slogans and Sayings
     

Don't You Know There's a War On?: Wartime Slogans and Sayings

by Nigel Rees
 

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Perfect for military history buffs and Anglophiles, this treasury of wartime slogans captures the unconquerable spirit of the British people one phrase at a time. Nigel Rees, who has delighted audiences on the BBC for more than 25 years, has created a nostalgic guide that traces the evolution of soldiers' slang and political propaganda. The engaging entries range from

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Perfect for military history buffs and Anglophiles, this treasury of wartime slogans captures the unconquerable spirit of the British people one phrase at a time. Nigel Rees, who has delighted audiences on the BBC for more than 25 years, has created a nostalgic guide that traces the evolution of soldiers' slang and political propaganda. The engaging entries range from the stoic “Keep Calm and Carry On” to the cutting wit of “Lions led by donkeys.”

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ISBN-13:
9781906388997
Publisher:
Batsford, B.T. Ltd.
Publication date:
09/06/2011
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
4.70(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.90(d)

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