Manchester at War, 1939-45 (BOK)

Graham Phythian

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This new book is a remarkable and moving account of life on the home front in Manchester during the Second World War. Based on transcripts of recorded interviews with senior civilians and former members of the Armed Services, this is an invaluable first-hand record of what it was like to live under the shadow of war. The everyday hardships and heroism are recalled: the Blitz, rationing, the Home Guard, evacuees, war work, and the American presence prior to D-Day. Despite all the tragedy and difficulties, the Mancunian spirit shines through with frequent dashes of unquenchable humour. Richly illustrated, and filled with true narratives of the courage and unbreakable spirit of the people of Manchester during those tumultuous years, this book looks at how the city fared during the Second World War, played her part in victory, and how the day-to-day life of her people was affected.


Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Heftet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter Graham Phythian
The History Press
ISBN 9780752491028
Antall sider 160 Dimensjoner 16,5cm x 23,5cm x 1cm
Vekt 198 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Battles & campaigns