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  • Hardcover
  • 336
  • Millions Like Us Women's Lives During the Second World War
  • Virginia Nicholson
  • English
  • 09 August 2020
  • 9780670917785

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Free download Millions Like Us Women's Lives During the Second World War Virginia Nicholson Æ 5 characters Read ì PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Æ Virginia Nicholson Illions Like Us tells the story of how these women loved suffered laughed grieved and dared; how they re made their world in peacetime And how they would never be the same again 'Vividly entertaining uplifting and humbling Millions Like Us deserves to be a bestseller' Bel Mooney The Daily Mail 'Passionate fascinating profoundly sympathetic' Artemis Cooper Evening Standard Virginia Nicholson was born in Newcastle upon Tyne and grew up in Y. A rather sobering story about the women in Britain during the second world war with examples from many different women through their diaries biographies and interviews with them now women from all parts of society and all parts of the country Their experiences both similar and different give a vivid picture of some really hard and trying times It s not dramatic as war time stories usually are because their lives were seldom at the front their lot was to make the everyday life work and trying to take care of the jobs left by the men who had left for war and of course helping out in the army in many important ways The problems were many all the way from not being able to buy stockings which might sound like a silly problems but when working in offices that forbade women wearing trousers and the rationing of fabrics which made the skirts even shorter during the war it really was a problem to being bombed out of your home and to loose your loved ones It is an interesting read and it gives a vivid pictures of all the problems these women had to face It s not an upbeat story but it can very well bring you to tears from time to timeI also really like that a large portion of the book also is devoted to what happened afterwards which is uite important too when things were beginning to return to the way they had been before but with people whose lives had been heavily influenced by these trying years Informal Works Talks and Teachings your home and to loose Understanding Soccer Tactics Faber paper covered editions your loved ones It is an interesting read and it gives a vivid pictures of all the problems these women had to face It s not an upbeat story but it can very well bring Successful Intelligence How Practical and Creative Intelligence Determine Success in Life you to tears from time to timeI also really like that a large portion of the book also is devoted to what happened afterwards which is uite important too when things were beginning to return to the way they had been before but with people whose lives had been heavily influenced by these trying The Language of Thorns Midnight Tales and Dangerous Magic years

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Free download Millions Like Us Women's Lives During the Second World War Virginia Nicholson Æ 5 characters Read ì PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Æ Virginia Nicholson Orkshire and Sussex She studied at Cambridge University and lived abroad in France and Italy then worked as a documentary researcher for BBC Television Her books include the acclaimed social history Among the Bohemians Experiments in Living 1900 1939 and Singled Out How Two Million Women Survived Without Men after the First World War both published by Penguin in 2002 and 2007 She is married to a writer has three children and lives in Suss. LOVE LOVE LOVE Why do people not know about this book It s truly amazing I don t read very much nonfiction but this book makes me want to read It is shocking heartbreaking funny tragic uplifting terrifying and fascinating Nicholson brings together dozens of individual lives so different but all with one glaring thing in common They were the women of World War II They were factory workers nurses housewives code breakers clippies ambulance drivers mothers singers and air raid wardens Nicholson shows us how extraordinary ordinary women can be how they dreamed and feared and lived in the chaotic world of the Second World WarI bought this book at the wonderful WW2 museum in Caen It was the best museum I ve been to and I wanted something to remember it by I could have not made a better choice by buying this book I highly recommend it for everyone

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Free download Millions Like Us Women's Lives During the Second World War Virginia Nicholson Æ 5 characters Read ì PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free Æ Virginia Nicholson In Millions Like Us Virginia Nicholson tells the story of the women's Second World War through a host of individual women's experiences We tend to see the Second World War as a man's war featuring Spitfire crews and brave deeds on the Normandy beaches But in conditions of Total War millions of women in the Services and on the Home Front demonstrated that they were cleverer broad minded and altogether complex than anyone had ever guessed M. Very good Well researched with many first hand accounts it s one of the best non fiction books I ve read about women on the Home Front in Britain during World War II