A fascinating read, consisting of the stories of six contributors - people who were 'ARP' volunteers in the Second World War. Together with information on why 'Air-Raid Precautions' was set up, the book provides details on the work the volunteers were expected to do - from distributing gas masks and firewatching to rescuing survivors from the devastation of the Blitz.
An intriguing look at the way of life experienced by real people in wartime Britain. Complete with colour and black and white photographs, a glossary and index.Biographie de l'auteur :
Stewart Ross is a popular, prize-winning children's author. He has written over one hundred books for children, including many on 20th century history. His works have been translated into more than a dozen languages. Stewart taught history, English and politics for ten years to children of all ages.
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Description du livre Wayland, 2003. Hardcover. État : Good. Ex Library Book with usual stamps and stickers. Good clean condition book. Good condition is defined as: a copy that has been read but remains in clean condition. All of the pages are intact and the cover is intact and the spine may show signs of wear. The book may have minor markings which are not specifically mentioned. Most items will be dispatched the same or the next working day. N° de réf. du libraire mon0003916072
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