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The small Hampshire town of Petersfield saw little direct conflict during the Second World War, yet its story reflects all the anxieties and concerns of Britain's inhabitants during that period: food shortages, evacuees, blackout restrictions, family losses - and the characteristically phlegmatic approach to these problems by all concerned. David Jeffery's research has uncovered some remarkable stories of individuals caught up in these world-changing events, and a series of interviews with over fifty long-time residents vividly brings back to life the everyday realities and intense atmosphere of these troubled times. This evocative record of the effect of the war will serve as a memorial to an exceptional period in Petersfield's history.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780750936729
ISBN-10: 075093672X
Format: Paperback
(250mm x 170mm x 11mm)
Pages: 176
Imprint: Sutton Publishing Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1980
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - David W. Jeffery

David Jeffery is a retired modern languages lecturer, who still works part time for the Open University. He has been interested in local history for many years, but this is his first book on the subject.

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