The Home Front Pocket Manual 1939-1945

Attractive pocket manual bringing together advice and tips for families on the homefront during World War II
Publication date:
July 2020
Publisher :
Casemate Publishers
Editor :
Luci Gosling
Series :
Pocket Manual
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ISBN : 9781612008677

Dimensions : 198 X 128 mm
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• Covering how to cook with rations, growing your own food, make do and mend and re-styling clothes, and many other useful bits of information for families on the home front
• Clothbound and with retro-styling, this volume will appeal to those interested in life in Britain during World War II

Compiled from the archives of the Mary Evans archives, this manual brings together articles from fashionable contemporary magazines including Britannia & Eve, the Illustrated Sporting and Dramatic News and Tatler, on all aspects of the home front in WWII. These fascinating articles cover complying with black-out regulations; what to do with the family car; augmenting rationed foods and turning them into tasty meals; contributing to the war effort by keeping livestock, salvaging valuable materials and growing food; all the while remaining fashionable and keeping up appearances.


A really useful reference guide covering aspects of life in the 1940s. Well presented, packed with information, an absorbing read.
Home Front History