Showing reviews tagged as war.
by Collette Drifte on 22 August 2011
Women in the Second World War explores the experiences of women who served in the armed forces, or complimentary services. These ordinary British women tell in their own words their experiences on active service. Their accounts cover the whole spectrum, from famous battles, such as Monte...
by Celia Robertson on 12 November 2009
By the end of her life, Sophie Curly was essentially a bag lady you might have walked past on a park bench, or ignored, as she looked for something over and over again in her handbag.: She hadn't always been Sophie Curly. Back in the 1930s she was Joan Adeney Easdale, a teenage girl with two volumes...