The Spade as Mighty as the Sword

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It was probably Michael Foot, leader writer for the London Evening Standard in 1939, who coined the memorable slogan, 'Dig For Victory', that would help transform parks, gardens and playing fields into vegetable patches. This history reviews the remarkable success of the wartime campaign, explores the groundbreaking design and advertising that drove it and recounts the experiences of the home front gardeners themselves.

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The Spade as Mighty as the Sword

The Spade as Mighty as the Sword

The Story of the Second World War Dig for Victory Campaign

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Paperback256pp Illustrated

9781781310427     Product Code: 217526

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It was probably Michael Foot, leader writer for the London Evening Standard in 1939, who coined the memorable slogan, 'Dig For Victory', that would help transform parks, gardens and playing fields into vegetable patches. This history reviews the remarkable success of the wartime campaign, explores the groundbreaking design and advertising that drove it and recounts the experiences of the home front gardeners themselves.

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