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Jambusters: The remarkable story which has inspired the ITV drama Home Fires by [Summers, Julie]
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Jambusters: The remarkable story which has inspired the ITV drama Home Fires Kindle Edition

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Superb... this book tells a wonderful story - highly recommended --Who Do You Think You Are Magazine

Julie Summers recounts how thousands of women rallied round during the dark days of Hitler, baking cakes and knitting jumpers as if their lives depended on it --Mail on Sunday

That image of defiant jam making sums up the way many see the wartime contribution of the Woman s Institute --Economist

Millions of words have been written about the military and social history of both world war, but Summers carves out a little area of her own by examining the vital work performed by the Women s Institute who, through it meticulous organisational skills and national network, found its finest hour in the face of conflict --Daily Mail

Julie Summers recounts how thousands of women rallied round during the dark days of Hitler, baking cakes and knitting jumpers as if their lives depended on it --Mail on Sunday

That image of defiant jam making sums up the way many see the wartime contribution of the Woman s Institute --Economist

About the Author

Julie Summers is a writer, researcher and historian. Her books include Fearless on Everest: The Quest for Sandy Irvine, and a biography of her grandfather, the man who built the 'real' bridge over the River Kwai, The Colonel of Tamarkan. She lives in Oxford.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 4403 KB
  • Print Length: 369 pages
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK; UK ed. edition (28 Feb. 2013)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B007OWQNQ2
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars 289 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #36,493 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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