England`s Hour: An Autobiography 1939-1941

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Bloomsbury Academic, Dec 20, 2005 - History - 230 pages
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As Testament of Youth movingly showed, the First World War was to haunt Vera Brittain throughout her life. When Great Britain again declared war on Germany in 1939, she feared the worst. But although during these years much was to be endured by the British, much was also to be gained. This spirit of determination is vividly captured by Vera Brittain as she describes her own personal experiences set against the dramatic events of the early war years, events like the Battle of Britain and the London Blitz which were to become a part of history as 'England's Hour'.

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were these newspaper columns? very interesting on the turmoil of london's bombing. i hadn't realized that the nazis lost the fight in planes and death. did this make hitler interested in russia? Read full review

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She set out originally to write this as a sort of wartime companion piece to JB Priestley's English Journey but adapted this idea once she realised that while many places would still be largely the ... Read full review

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Vera Brittain (1894-1970) was a writer, journalist, pamphleteer and lecturer (on both sides of the Atlanic). Her novel Testament of Youth was an instant best seller. It was republished by Virago and made into a TV series.

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