Millions Like Us

Women's Lives in the Second World War
Product Number: WEB77920
Released: 05 May, 2011
Business Term: OBOU 2 Years or 36 Circs
ISBN: #9780141969749
Publisher: Penguin
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In 1942 Cora Johnston is grieving over the death of her young husband, torpedoed in the Atlantic; Aileen Morris is intercepting Luftwaffe communications during the siege of Malta - and Clara Milburn, whose son was captured after Dunkirk, is waiting, and waiting ...We tend to see the Second World War as a man's war, featuring Spitfire crews and brave deeds on the Normandy beaches. But in conditions of "Total War" millions of women - in the Services and on the Home Front - demonstrated that they were cleverer, more broad-minded and altogether more complex than anyone had ever guessed.In Millions Like Us Virginia Nicholson tells the story of the women's war, through a host of individual women's experiences. She tells how they loved, suffered, laughed, grieved and dared; how they re-made their world in peacetime. And how they would never be the same again ...

Author(s): Virginia Nicholson
Original Publish Date: 05 May, 2011

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Author(s): Virginia Nicholson
Product Number OB6618
Released: 13 Jun, 2012
Business Term: OBOU Purchase
Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN: #9780670922086

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