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Book Reviews

Need a good read? Have a look at the selection here before you spend your money.


I hope you enjoy the reviews and hope to add many more in the future. Thank you to those that have spent the time reviewing and please get in touch if there is a book you feel would be of interest to others.
Britain at War
The Womens Land Army 1939 - 1950
A wonderful book of photographs with some additional text ...
Britain at War
The Shelter of the Tubes
An excellent and well illustrated book which looks at ...
Britain at War
The Home Guard
An excellent book. Full of photographs and information about ...
Britain at War
Put That Light Out
A detailed and fully illustrated study of Britain's wartime ...
Britain at War
The Home Front
A very good basic guide to Britains Home Front ...
Britain at War
Danger UXB
The remarkable story of the disposal of unexploded bombs ...
Britain at War
Finest Hour
The terror, the tragedy and the triumph of the ...
Britain at War
The War and Uncle Walter
The wartime diaries of Walter Musto. A fascinating insight ...
Food
The Victory Cookbook
A 1940's Recipe book with pictures, information, tips and ...
Fashion
Vintage Wedding
Simple ideas for creating a romantic vintage wedding.
Fashion
1940s Hairstyles
Womens Hairstyles from the 1940's and how to achieve ...
Fashion
Vintage Face
Womens makeup and how to create period looks from ...
Military
The Great Escape
A factual account of the most famous escape of ...
Military
The Day the Devils Dropped In
The 9th Parachute Battalion in Normandy - D-Day to ...
Military
The Dam Busters
An excellent book examining this very famous wartime mission. ...
Fiction
Hong Kong Boy
A fictional account (though based on fact) of life ...
Fiction
The Forties Man
An amusing fictional book, set in modern times, about ...
Fiction
Mrs Miniver
A pre-war account of a how a middle class ...
Fiction
Shingle Street
Incorporating myth, fact and fiction this lively and exciting ...

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