Home to Stay - An Account of Stretford in the Second World War

£11.99
Home to Stay - An Account of Stretford in the Second World War

Home to Stay - An Account of Stretford in the Second World War, from the diaries of J.G. Atherton

Published by Neil Richardson, 62 pages. A4 size booklet (N4207P1)

This booklet provides a fascinating account of Stretford during the Second World War. Based on the author's diaries (who was a teenager at the time), it gives a detailed insight into what life was like in this part of Greater Manchester, and covers events and subjects such as the evacuation of the local school, royal visits to the Metrovicks factory, invasion precautions, civil defence, air raid alerts, the Christmas Blitz of 1940, the Stretford Blitz of 1941, digging for victory, fire watching with the Home Guard, war work, rationing, VE and VJ day, and much more!

The booklet is illustrated throughout with lots of black and white photographs and drawings.

Condition of the booklet is excellent. The cover is clean and tidy, the staple spine is intact, and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound. Their is an old price printed on the front cover and a small price sticker on the rear side

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