Britain's Greatest Generation

Britain's Greatest Generation

How Our Parents & Grandparents Made the Twentieth Century

Hardback368pp Illustrated233x153mm

9781847947468     Product Code: 502780


A depression, wars and unprecedented new technology created challenging conditions for Britons in the first half of the 20th century. Drawing on the first-hand accounts of people born into the devastated world of the 1920s, this book analyses the experiences of the generation that lived through the Second World War and built a new society after it, from a Jewish refugee coming to Britain in 1939 to Jimmy Perry, who served in the Home Guard and later created Dad's Army.

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