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Author : Julie Summers
ISBN : 9780857200471
Genre : History
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The compelling true story that inspired the hugely successful major ITV drama series HOME FIRES – now in its second season. The Second World War was the WI's finest hour. The whole of its previous history - two decades of educating, entertaining and supporting women and campaigning on women's issues - culminated in the enormous collective responsibility felt by the members to 'do their bit' for Britain. With all the vigour, energy and enthusiasm at their disposal, a third of a million country women set out to make their lives and the lives of those around them more bearable in what they described as 'a period of insanity'. Through archive material and interviews with many WI members, Julie Summers takes us behind the scenes, revealing their nitty-gritty approach to the daily problems presented by the conflict. Jambusters is the fascinating story of how the Women's Institute pulled rural Britain through the war with pots of jam and a spirit of make-do-and-mend.

Jambusters The Story Of The Women S Institute In The Second World War

Author : Julie Summers
ISBN : OCLC:1050046261
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Le Manitoba

Author : Rachel Eagen
ISBN : 9780545989039
Genre : Manitoba
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Lord Selkirk and the Métis, fish and furs, Samuel Hearne and Louis Riel, fields and forests, polar bears and pigs: It's all about Manitoba -- past and present! With engaging colour photos and maps, explore Manitoba's history, culture, special landmarks, and people.

Commerce On Early American Waterways

Author : Earl E. Brown
ISBN : 9780786455966
Genre : Transportation
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Colonial pioneers began entering the logging and forestry industries in great numbers along the Allegheny and Appalachian mountains during the late 1700s and were soon producing more products than they could use. This book details how settlers used waterways to transport goods to coastal markets. Topics include the timeline of water craft construction; major figures in the development of early waterway transportation; types of goods transported; and occupational hazards from raging rapids to snowstorms. The book also features photographs, charts, and diary excerpts and an appendix detailing ark and raft construction. Twenty years of research produced one hundred and fifteen sources, ninety-five percent from historical societies, since large libraries held minimal information on the subject. For the Civil War buffs, chapters 5 through 9 give the “Woodhick’s” (Pennsylvania Lumberjack) work ethic that made them a feared fighting force in the Union Army, known as the Bucktails.

Essential Radio Skills

Author : Peter Stewart
ISBN : 9781408121795
Genre : Performing Arts
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Highly practical advice from a professional radio trainer and experienced broadcaster.

A City A Secret A Broken Shoe

Author : Barry A. Enns
ISBN : 9781460208281
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Things aren't going well for 16 year old Malcolm. Many of his family members are either in jail or wanted by the police; his father is missing; the police are out to get him and someone is trying to kill him. On top of all that he has an upcoming drivers test to worry about. Things turn for the better when he intervenes as a group of school yard bullies attempt to pick on two of his classmates. Laura and her cousin Tracy become fast friends with their new hero. He and the girls are joined by Scott, a young man recently returned from the war in the Middle East. Together they set out to prove the innocence of Malcolm's missing father who is accused of theft and murder. In the process they uncover one of the City of Parkfield's dirty little secrets. If you are looking for a story the whole family can enjoy; look no further.

The Autocar

Author : Henry Sturmey
ISBN : UOM:39015029623165
Genre : Automobiles
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Author : سفيتلانا أليكسيفيتش
ISBN : 9789933540203
Genre : History
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وقعت آلاف الحروب، قصيرة ومديدة، عرفنا تفاصيل بعضها وغابت تفاصيل أخرى بين جثث الضحايا. كثيرون كتبوا، لكن دوماً كتب الرجال عن الرجال. كلُّ ما عرفناه عن الحرب، عرفناه من خلال "صوت الرجل". فنحن جميعاً أسرى تصوُّرات "الرجال" وأحاسيسهم عن الحرب، أسرى كلمات "الرجال". أمَّا النساء فلطالما لذن بالصمت. في الحرب العالمية الثانية شاركت تقريباً مليون امرأة سوفيتية في القتال على الجبهات كافة وبمختلف المهام. تثير سفيتلانا أسئلة مهمة عن دور النساء في الحرب، لماذا لم تدافع النساء، اللواتي دافعن عن أرضهن وشغلن مكانهنَّ في عالم الرجال الحصري، عن تاريخهن؟ أين كلماتهنَّ وأين مشاعرهنَّ؟ ثمَّة عالم كامل مخفيٌّ. لقد بقيت حربهنَّ مجهولة ...في كتابها " ليس للحرب وجه أنثوي" تقوم سفيتلانا بكتابة تاريخ هذه الحرب؛ حرب النساء

The Economist

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Annual Report And Accounts

Author : Great Britain. Ordnance Survey
ISBN : MINN:31951T00392760G
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