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Home Fires

Author : Julie Summers  |  Pub Date : 2015-09-15  |  Publisher : Penguin

ISBN 10 : 9781101991961
ISBN 13 : 1101991968

The basis for the PBS Masterpiece series starring Samantha Bond (Downton Abbey) and Francesca Annis (Cranford) Away from the frontlines of World War II, in towns and villages acros..



Jambusters

Author : Julie Summers  |  Pub Date : 2015-10-01  |  Publisher : Charnwood

ISBN 10 : 1444825682
ISBN 13 : 9781444825688

The Second World War was the WI's finest hour. The whole of their previous history - two decades of educating, entertaining, supporting women and campaigning on women's issues - cu..



Fashion On The Ration

Author : Julie Summers  |  Pub Date : 2015-03-05  |  Publisher : Profile Books

ISBN 10 : 9781782830979
ISBN 13 : 1782830979

In September 1939, just three weeks after the outbreak of war, Gladys Mason wrote briefly in her diary about events in Europe: 'Hitler watched German siege of Warsaw. City in flame..



When The Children Came Home

Author : Julie Summers  |  Pub Date : 2011-03-03  |  Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781847377340
ISBN 13 : 1847377343

A moving and revealing insight into the real experiences of children evacuated during WWII and the families they left behind On 1 September 1939 Operation Pied Piper bgan to place ..



The Colonel Of Tamarkan

Author : Julie Summers  |  Pub Date : 2016-08-11  |  Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781471152948
ISBN 13 : 1471152944

Alec Guinness won a Best Actor Oscar for his portrayal of the dogmatic but brittle commanding officer in David Lean's film "The Bridge on the River Kwai". While a brilliant perform..



Stranger In The House

Author : Julie Summers  |  Pub Date : 2009-07-06  |  Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781847399380
ISBN 13 : 184739938X

'It is as if I have been waiting for someone to ask me these questions for almost the whole of my life' From 1945, more than four million British servicemen were demobbed and sent ..



The View From The Corner Shop

Author : Kathleen Hey  |  Pub Date : 2016-04-21  |  Publisher : Simon and Schuster

ISBN 10 : 9781471154027
ISBN 13 : 1471154025

A lively diary chronicling the ups and downs of running a grocery shop in a Yorkshire town during the rationing years of the Second World War Kathleen Hey spent the war years helpi..