The Dark Cloud - Stockport Life in the Great War 1914-1919, by David Kelsall

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The Dark Cloud - Stockport Life in the Great War 1914-1919, by David Kelsall

The Dark Cloud - Stockport Life in the Great War 1914-1919, by David Kelsall

Published by Neil Richardson in 1999, 74 pages. A4 size booklet (N4087P1)

This booklet provides a fascinating account of the Greater Manchester town of Stockport during the First World War, and gives an excellent insight into the social history of the area and its people during the conflict. Sections include:

  • Stockport on the eve of the war
  • Recruitment, conscription and conscience
  • Serving at home
  • Work, Life and Leisure
  • Childhood and education
  • Attitudes to war
  • The enemy in and above Stockport
  • Caring for the wounded
  • Fund raising and the Belgian refugees
  • Stockport's Boys in Khaki and Blue
  • Health and the influenza pandemic
  • Stockport in 1919 - A Town for for heroes

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

Condition New