England`s Hour: An Autobiography 1939-1941

Author: Vera Brittain
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Category: Autobiography: General, Memoirs, British & Irish History, Social & Cultural History, World War 2 Books
Book Format: Paperback

First published at the height of the Second World War, England's Hour is Vera Brittain's account of the grim, desperate but often inspiring years, 1939-41. As Testament of Youth movingly showed, the First World War was to haunt Vera Brittain and when war was again declared on Germany in 1939, she feared the worst. But although during these years much was to be endured by the British, much was also to be gained. This spirit of determination is vividly captured by Vera Brittain as she describes her own personal experiences set against the dramatic events of the early war years, events like the Battle of Britain and the London Blitz which were to become a part of history as England's Hour.

Table Of Contents
September 3rd 1999; Winter Black-Out; The Blitzkrieg Arrives; England's Hour; Appellate Tribunal; The Raiders Come to Town; Suburban Aftermath; Living Dangerously; Berkshire Village; The Ruins of Troy; Forever London.
About Vera Brittain
Vera Brittain (1894-1970) was a writer, journalist, pamphleteer and lecturer (on both sides of the Atlanic). Her autobiography, Testament of Youth was an instant best seller. It was republished by Virago and made into a TV series.

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SKU BK-9780826480316
Barcode # 9780826480316
Brand Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Artist / Author Vera Brittain
Shipping Weight 0.3300kg
Shipping Width 0.014m
Shipping Height 0.198m
Shipping Length 0.129m

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