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The Wartime Scrapbook

The Wartime Scrapbook

The Home Front 1939-1945

By (author) Robert Opie


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Full Description
This 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, 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.
About the Author
Robert Opie is the author of numerous publications and has given many talks to schools, as well as on radio and television.
The Museum of Brands
2nd Mar 2020
379 mm x 267 mm
62 Pages
1000 color, b&w
Name of series
Scrapbook Series
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