Wartime Scrapbook (WWII)
1940's Wartime Scrapbook A3 Sized
Memories of WWI are still all around us, this new edition of the Wartime Scrapbook revives memories of this evocative time in Britain's history. Life on the home front revolved around rationing, blackouts, and air raid precautions, bringing out that British spirit - humour coupled with making-do and determination. Poster propaganda kept the population digging for victory during the years of the Home Guard, Women's Land Army and austerity with dried eggs. Drawn from Robert Opie's unrivalled collection, this new edition of The Wartime Scrapbook profusely illustrates a unique period in history - the song sheets, magazine covers, comic postcards, fashion and food, games, propaganda posters and a wealth of wartime ephemera whose very survival is remarkable.
A perfect coffee table book that is sure to provoke thought and discussion. A great gift idea for anyone studying this era or intertested in 20th century social history.
Weight : 1100gms
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