In the Air (Taking Part in the Second World War 7)
By: Ann Kramer (author)Paperback
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Taking Part in the Second World War offers a history of the war told through the words of the people who took part. From airmen to cooks and from ambulance drivers to front-line soldiers, the books explain how ordinary people coped with extraordinary situations: the Blitz, rationing, the fierce fighting of D-Day or the Battle of the Atlantic. Author Ann Kramer skilfully weaves the threads together to build up a portrait of not only the events of the war, but also of those who served future generations so well.
Ann Kramer is a vastly experienced children's non-fiction author with more than 50 books to her credit. She specialises in writing about twentieth-century history and women's issues for older children and adults. Ann has recently completed a comprehensive history of the Women's Land Army during the Second World War, interviewing many of the remaining Land Girls about their experiences. Ann lives in East Sussex.
In the air Battle of Britain Shot down On the ground The WAAF Plotting and tracking Making the planes Air transport Balloon defence Ack-ack Gathering information Bomber Command Glossary Index
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