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By Leslie, Anita, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Bloomsbury, 2018
'Train to Nowhere' is a war memoir seen through the sardonic eyes of Anita Leslie, a funny and vivacious young woman who reports on her experiences with...

By Lynn, Vera, author
Book. English.
Published London: Century, 2017
'I was just 27 years old when I went to Burma. It was an experience that changed my life forever. Up until that time I had not really travelled anywhere...

By Rossiter, Mike, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Corgi Books, 2017
This title tells the story of a handful of men who remember the time, more than 70 years ago when Germany swept through Europe. The veterans in this book...

By Macdonald-Ross, Phyll, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Sphere, 2015
In 1938, 18-year-old Phyllis Ellsworth packs her bags, says goodbye to her anxious parents and sets off from her quiet seaside home for the Hackney Hospital...

By Barrett, Duncan, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Harper Element, 2015
The personal accounts of three young women who joined up in 1940. In the summer of 1940, Britain stood alone against Germany. The British Army stood at...

Paperback. English.
Published Stroud: Sutton, 2006
New ed
Between 1939 and 1945, the civilian population in Britain was exposed to the grim and dangerous realities of war to an unprecedented degree. This book...

By Twigg, Reg, 1913-2013, author
Paperback. English.
Published London: Penguin Books, 2014
February 1942. A young British soldier is caught up in the worst defeat in the history of the British Army, the fall of Singapore. Reg Twigg spends the...

By Newman, Philip, D.S.O., author
Book. English.
Published Barnsley: Pen & Sword Military, 2013
Philip Newman, a British army surgeon left behind after the evacuation from Dunkirk, spent his time as a prisoner of war in France, then Germany, treating...

By Dickens, Monica, 1915-1992, author
Book. English.
Published London: Virago, 2013
[New] edition / introduced by Marina Lewycka
As the effects of the war raging in Europe begin to be felt at home in London, Monica Dickens decides to do her bit and to pursue a new career, and so...

By Mortimer, Barbara, 1944- author
Book. English.
Published London: Arrow Books, 2013
On 3 September 1939, the Prime Minister declared that Britain was at war with Nazi Germany. Thousands of young women, many of them barely out of school...
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