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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 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...

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 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...

By Grady, Stephen, author
Book. English.
Published London: Hodder & Stoughton, 2013
September 1939, Nieppe, Northern France. 14-year-old Stephen is living with his family. Stephen and his friend Marcel collect souvenirs from strafed convoys...

By McKay, Sinclair
Book. English.
Published London: Aurum, 2012
'The Secret Listeners' tells the story of the usually very young men and women who were sent to farflung outposts to locate and monitor endless streams...

By Rex, Christina
Paperback. English.
Published Stroud: Amberley, 2008
From Dunkirk to D-Day, through Doodlebugs to Victory, there was hardly a dull moment and remarkably little fear for children as they learned, collected...

By Tanner, Ralph
Book. English.
Published Stroud: History, 2009
The story of the British retreat from Burma in 1942, based in part on the diary of Ralph Tanner, as well as the official diary of the King's Own Yorkshire...
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