Digging for Victory: Gardens and Gardening in Wartime Britain

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Beans as bullets', 'Vegetables for Victory' and 'Cloches against Hitler': these slogans convey just how vital gardening and growing food were to the British war effort during the Second World War. Exhorted to 'Grow More Food', then to 'Dig for Victory', Britain's 'allotment army' was soon out in force, growing as many vegetables as possible in suburban allotments, private gardens, even the grounds of stately homes. Richly illustrated with contemporary photographs and ephemera relating to the 'Dig For Victory' campaign, this ...

Digging for Victory: Gardens and Gardening in Wartime Britain 2010, Sabrestorm Publishing, Kent

ISBN-13: 9780955272370

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