Dorset in Wartime

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Phyllis Walther kept her wartime diary for over a year, between May 1941 and July 1942, sending it in fortnightly instalments to the government Mass Observation project. Reproduced here in its entirety, with additional responses to Mass Observation questionnaires, the journal gives an illuminating picture of life in a Dorset town during the conflict, reporting on work organizing evacuees and voluntary services as well as reflecting on shortages and the minutiae of everyday life.

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Dorset in Wartime

Dorset in Wartime

The Diary of Phyllis Walther 1941–1942

Hardback153pp Illustrated

9780900339158     Product Code: 504782

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Phyllis Walther kept her wartime diary for over a year, between May 1941 and July 1942, sending it in fortnightly instalments to the government Mass Observation project. Reproduced here in its entirety, with additional responses to Mass Observation questionnaires, the journal gives an illuminating picture of life in a Dorset town during the conflict, reporting on work organizing evacuees and voluntary services as well as reflecting on shortages and the minutiae of everyday life.

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