Britain at War 1939-1945
This is a salute to those who fought in the forces and on many fronts, recalling days of hardship and loss, but also the forging of life-long friendships and community spirit for which World War II will always be remembered. Look out for more Pitkin Guides on the very best of British history, heritage and travel, specially more titles in this series. More titles in the History of Britain Series Ancient Britain -ClickHere Invaders in Britian-Click Here Elizabethan England -Click Here Kings & Queens -Click Here Maritime Britain -Click Here Medieval England -Click Here Romans in Britain -Click Here Tudor England -Click Here Victorian Britain -Click Here
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