What Did You Do in the War, Mummy?

What Did You Do in the War, Mummy?

by Mavis Nicholson
     
 

A wonderfully varied collection of women talk to Mavis Nicholson about their lives during World War II in this fascinating compilation of oral history. Frank and vivid, these stories reveal intimate details of how these women lived, worked, loved, and coped throughout those difficult years. Ranging from working-class women to aristocrats, the interviewees share

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A wonderfully varied collection of women talk to Mavis Nicholson about their lives during World War II in this fascinating compilation of oral history. Frank and vivid, these stories reveal intimate details of how these women lived, worked, loved, and coped throughout those difficult years. Ranging from working-class women to aristocrats, the interviewees share their experiences working in munitions factories, the armed services, and the entertainment industry—Odette Hallows even chronicles her days working as a resistance fighter. Readers young and old will find this book by turns moving, informative, and amusing.

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"A wonderful read."  —Paul O'Grady, Radio 2

"Fascinating."  —Financial Times

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781854115294
Publisher:
Seren
Publication date:
04/01/2013
Pages:
271
Sales rank:
1,410,404
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.70(d)

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