Women at war, 1914-1918

by Wendy Simpson

Publisher: Fontana Paperbacks in association with The Imperial War Museum in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 176 Downloads: 986
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Subjects:

  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Women.,
  • Women -- History -- Great Britain.,
  • World War, 1914-1918 -- Great Britain.,
  • Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 20th century.

Edition Notes

StatementArthur Marwick.
The Physical Object
Pagination176 p. :
Number of Pages176
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18345646M

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When war broke out in conscription seemed unnecessary; there was no shortage of volunteers ready to lay down their lives for England. In this book Caroline Dakers explores exactly what 'England' meant to the men and women who fought, died, survived.

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