Cover of: London: Life in the Post War Years | Douglas Whitworth Read Online

London: Life in the Post War Years The Photographs of Douglas Whitworth by Douglas Whitworth

  • 105 Want to read
  • ·
  • 46 Currently reading

Published by Tempus Publishing, Limited .
Written in English


  • British & Irish history: postwar, from c 1945 -,
  • Photographs: collections,
  • Places & peoples: general interest,
  • Pictorial works,
  • History - General History,
  • History,
  • History: World,
  • London, Greater London,
  • General,
  • History / Great Britain,
  • Photography / Photojournalism,
  • 1951-,
  • London (England)

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7982466M
ISBN 100752428160
ISBN 109780752428161

Download London: Life in the Post War Years


Get this from a library! London: life in the post-war years: the photographs of Douglas Whitworth.. [Douglas Whitworth]. World War II England The War That Saved My Life (The War That Saved My Life, #1) by. Kimberly Brubaker Bradley (Goodreads Author) avg rating — 54, ratings. Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of the book). Details * or Cancel. For the M. Ward album, see Post-War. For the Tony Judt book, see Postwar (book). In Western usage, the phrase post-war era or postwar era (sometimes capitalized) usually refer to the time since the end of World War II, even though many nations involved in this .   Seventy-five years after the start of the blitz, second world war bomb sites continue to shape modern London, with second and even third waves of .

  See historic photographs charting the changing face of London's underground network, from its launch years ago to date. Wed 9 Jan EST. First published on Wed 9 . deaths that occurred during the war were children. Evacuee postcard, On 10 May more than 3, Londoners died or were seriously injured. Up to one half of London’s population were away from their homes for some period of World War II. London was a main target for enemy bombing during World War II. The government. Post-Second World War On 8 May , the Second World War ended in Europe, but rationing continued. Some aspects of rationing became stricter for some years after the war. At the time this was presented as needed to feed people in European areas under British control, whose economies had been devastated by the fighting. Having not yet completed reading the book, I can't comment on the ss, but if Judt's description of the postwar and early cold war years are any indication, I will not be disappointed. This is a very personal history, so if you like a more detached writing style, then perhaps you may not like this by:

  Secrets of a Charmed Life by Susan Meissner. Emmy Downtree is just 15 when she and her younger sister are evacuated from their home in London to escape the bombs that rain down nightly during World War II. They, like thousands of other children, leave their parents and are sent to the country to live with whomever is willing to provide.   This is the margarine page from a food book. When all the coupons have been used, a clothes rationing card may be obtained from any British post office by producing the empty food coupon book shown in London Jan. 29, Clothes rationing was started without any previous warning in order to prevent hoarding of clothing stocks. (AP Photo). The 20 years between and witnessed unprecedented change across the British Isles. There was a dramatic rise in prosperity and living standards, as well as radical initiatives in health and welfare provision and in education. In a changing world, Britain also faced the manifold dilemmas occasioned by the 'end of Empire' and struggled. Jack London was born John Griffith Chaney on Janu , in San Francisco, California. After working in the Klondike, London returned home and began publishing :