Our Land at War: A Portrait of Rural Britain 1939-45

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A rich account of the impact of the Second World War on the lives of people living in the farms and villages of Britain. On the outbreak of war, the countryside was invaded by service personnel and evacuee children by the thousand; land was taken arbitrarily for airfields, training grounds and firing ranges, and whole communities were evicted. Prisoner-of-war camps brought captured enemy soldiers to close quarters, and as horses gave way to tractors and combines farmers were burdened with aggressive new restrictions on what ...

Our Land at War: A Portrait of Rural Britain 1939-45 2016, William Collins, London

ISBN-13: 9780007516599

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Our Land at War: A Portrait of Rural Britain 1939-45 2015, William Collins, London

ISBN-13: 9780007516537

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