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Hutchinson's Pictorial History of the War, Series 2, No. 8, December 13th - December 19th, 1939

By: Hutchinson, Walter: Editor

Price: $79.95

Publisher: London, Hutchinson & Co. (Publishers) Ltd.: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 432C7864

Condition: Good


40 pages. Circa 1940s. 81 black and white photos and illustrations. Printed on glossy stock. Features: Great ad for part 1 of Hitler's Mein Kampf inside back cover - with proceeds to the British Red Cross; Barrage balloons over Thames Estuary; With the French Army on the Western Front; H.M. the King inspects naval commands - Lieut. H.E.M. Glenny, R.N., is decorated by the King for courage in dealing with enemy mines; French Naval Chief's visit to Great Britain - Admiral Francois Darlan; Nazi airmen bomb defencless trawlers - three crewmembers of the Etruria were killed; Canada's contributi... View more info

Are We At War? Letters to The Times 1939-1945

By: Livesey, Anthony: Editor

Price: $49.95

Publisher: London, Times Books: 1989

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 73500079

Condition: Very Good


224 pages. Displays the mores and interests of the British public on the Home Front from 1939-1945. Correspondents reveal their concern with subjects as diverse as what to do with a gas mask, the correct use of a hay-box for economic cookery, controlling lice in Scottish soldiers' kilts, the scuttling of the Graf Spee, the treatment of aliens, the morality of the war crimes trials and the future of West End theatres in the Blitz. Light wear. Unmarked. Nice copy. View more info