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Remarkable Journeys of World War Two

By Victoria Panton Bacon

9780750994866

ISBN: 9780750994866

Published: 01-09-2020


Remarkable Journeys of World War Two

By Victoria Panton Bacon

ISBN: 9780750994866

Published: 01-09-2020

About This Book

Inspired by conversations with many veterans following the publication of her grandfather's wartime memoir, Victoria Panton-Bacon has gathered a moving collection of stories. These are stories of bravery, sadness, horror, doubt and longing, from ordinary people who lived under the long shadows cast by World War II and whose young lives were changed irrevocably. These were the young of a different age when work for most began at fourteen, and the world conspired to thrust them into the jaws of conflict. For them, war, the ultimate leveller, threw them into remarkable times, whether they were a merchant seaman, army officer, pilot, young Jewish girl, code breaker or Home Guard recruit. From one extraordinary story to the next, this is an important and immersive book.

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