In the Second World War (Men, Women & Children 2)
By: Peter Hepplewhite (author)Paperback
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This book draws on a range of evidence to describe the lives of men, women and children during the Second World War. left behind. It examines how they lived, studied, fought and worked for the war effort, worshipped and played. There are also short stories about real people who lived during this period of history, such as Winston Churchill, land girl Pat Kemp and Agnes Conway, an 11-year-old evacuee.
Peter Hepplewhite is an experienced writer of children's history and has taught the subject for many years. He is currently the Education Officer for Tyne and Wear Archives Service.
Why did Britain go to war? Why were children evacuated? What happened to evacuees? How were people protected from air raids? How did people prepare for invasion? What jobs did men do during the war? What jobs did women do during the war? What was school like during the war? How did people 'make do' during the war? How did people have fun during the war? What happened to people when the war ended? Glossary Further information Index
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