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The Home Front: British Wartime Memorabilia, 1939-1945
     

The Home Front: British Wartime Memorabilia, 1939-1945

by Paul Evens, Peter Doyle
 

For those living in Britain between 1939 and 1945, the war was an ever-present reality; reminders were to be found everywhere. Huge numbers of objects relating to the war effort at home - some functional, like gas masks, ARP uniforms and ration books, and others less so, like Hitler chamber pots and toys and games - were manufactured and became commonplace in

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For those living in Britain between 1939 and 1945, the war was an ever-present reality; reminders were to be found everywhere. Huge numbers of objects relating to the war effort at home - some functional, like gas masks, ARP uniforms and ration books, and others less so, like Hitler chamber pots and toys and games - were manufactured and became commonplace in homes up and down the land. Today many of these items have become highly collectable. Peter Doyle and Paul Evans have put together a huge selection of objects, each one superbly illustrated and described in detail.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781861269270
Publisher:
Crowood Press, Limited, The
Publication date:
11/15/2007
Pages:
256
Sales rank:
1,103,477
Product dimensions:
8.25(w) x 11.75(h) x 0.63(d)

Meet the Author

Peter Doyle is a scientist and military historian specializing in the role of terrain in warfare, and has been collecting objects relating to the role of Britain in both world wars all his life. He is a resident of London, England.

Paul Evans is a collector of long-standing, and he runs a shop selling twentieth-century collectables.

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