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Series 302 Black Telephone

Series 302 Black Telephone

…housing. Its appearance combined with a rugged construction earned it the nickname "The Cow's Hoof" because of its lipped hoof-style base. This early desk version served as the standard for the better part of World War II while telephone design efforts were halted due to defense work.

£50.00

Childrens World War Two Pack

Childrens World War Two Pack

World War changed the lives of millions of men women and children. Nearly 2 million children were evacuated over the course of the war and each child was given a variety of items to help them through the war.This Second World War memorabilia pack contains replicas of everyday items from World War II…

£6.00

The First World War

The First World War

Raging for over four years across the tortured landscapes of Europe Africa and the Middle East the First World War changed the face of warfare forever. Characterised by slow costly advances and fierce attrition the great battles of the Somme Verdun and Ypres incurred human loss on a scale never…

£20.00

Posters of the Second World War

Posters of the Second World War

…hardships of war. To boost morale and raise awareness of how citizens’ efforts might help--or hinder--the wartime effort one of the most effective forms the British government had at its disposal was the poster.     British Posters of the Second World War presents one…

£9.99

Poems from the Second World War

Poems from the Second World War

Poems from the Second World War is a moving and powerful collection of poems written by soldiers nurses mothers sweethearts and family and friends who experienced WWII from different standpoints.Key Features:160 pagesHardbackPublished in 2015

£10.99

Stories of the First World War

Stories of the First World War

…the war of 1914-1918 told through the experiences of twelve children and young people. From the efforts on the Home Front in both Britain and Germany to the young soldiers in the trenches at the Western Front and from the horrors of Gallipoli to the naval battle of Jutland.Date Published 2nd January…

£7.99

War Horse

War Horse

…Hollywood blockbuster movie and an internationally acclaimed stage show... it can only be Michael Morpurgo's War Horse. In the deadly chaos of the First World War one horse witnesses the reality of battle from both sides of the trenches. Bombarded by artillery with bullets knocking…

£6.99

Great Britains Great War

Great Britains Great War

…of the First World War tells the entire story of the war in one gripping narrative from the point of view of the British people.NOW A MAJOR BBC TELEVISION SERIES. "He writes so well and sympathetically and chooses his detail so deftly that if there is one new history of the war that you might…

£25.00

My Secret War Diary

My Secret War Diary

My Secret War Diary is a fascinating diary account of the Second World War as seen through the eyes of a young girl. Flossie is just nine years old when in 1939 Britain declares war on Germany and her father leaves the family home to join the army. Flossie is left to bring up her baby brother and to…

£14.99

The Best Christmas Present in the World

The Best Christmas Present in the World

…experience hauntingly to life. A typically spellbinding tale from the battlefields of World War One from former Children's Laureate and award-winning author of War Horse Michael Morpurgo. This vivid and emotive war story is matched by the stunning artwork from Michael Foreman. A picture book not…

£1.50

Women of Britain Come Into the Factories

Women of Britain Come Into the Factories

…as an inspirational poster in 1941 this art work was designed by Philip Zec as part of the call up effort to get women to work throughout World War 2. The need for women to be involved in factory work was much needed after all the men were taken away to fight and military propaganda was released…

£4.00

WWII Posters Playing Cards

WWII Posters Playing Cards

Depicting historic art posters from the Second World War on each playing card and 2 Jokers this collection of 54 classic images are sourced from the London Transport Museum Imperial War Museum and Public Record Office.

£5.00

Forgotten Voices of Dunkirk

Forgotten Voices of Dunkirk

It could have been the biggest military disaster suffered by the British in the Second World War but against all odds the British Army was successfully evacuated and 'Dunkirk spirit' became synonymous with the strength of the British people in adversity.On the same day that Winston Churchill…

£7.99

The Commando Pocket Book 1940-1945

The Commando Pocket Book 1940-1945

The Commando Pocket Book 1940 – 1945 provides a fascinating insight into the training of the special service volunteer soldiers who formed the Commandos. It has been compiled from wartime training manuals and documents including 1942 reports and lecture notes from the Commando Training Centre…

£8.99

First Light

First Light

Two months before the outbreak of the Second World War seventeen-year-old Geoffrey Wellum becomes a fighter pilot with the RAF...Desperate to get in the air he makes it through basic training to become the youngest Spitfire pilot in the prestigious 92 Squadron. Thrust into combat almost immediately…

£9.99

The Wicked Wit of Winston Churchill

The Wicked Wit of Winston Churchill

…a novel while his journalism speeches and broadcasts run to millions of words.From 1940 he inspired and united the British people and guided their war effort. Behind the public figure however was a man of vast humanity and enormous wit. His most famous speeches and sayings have passed into history…

£9.99

Supermarine Spitfire: Owners Workshop Manual

Supermarine Spitfire: Owners Workshop Manual

…was not a consideration for those who designed and built these aircraft. During hard-fought periods of the war a Spitfire had an average life of just a few weeks.In the years following the war the number of airworthy Spitfires plummeted and by the mid-1960s only eight remained in Great Britain. Then…

£21.99

If England Were Invaded

If England Were Invaded

…two hundred thousand Germans were already upon English soil! The outlook grew blacker every hour. Eight years before the outbreak of the First World War when national hysteria over the supposed presence of German spies in England gripped the country the journalist and novelist William Le Queux…

£8.99

The Lancaster Pocket Manual 1942

The Lancaster Pocket Manual 1942

…into the wartime operation of this famous aircraft.The Avro Lancaster was the RAF's most famous and successful heavy bomber of the Second World War. Used predominantly at night 'Lancs' dropped 608612 tons of bombs in 156000 sorties in the period 1942-1945. Some of these missions were…

£8.99

Forties Fashion

Forties Fashion

…approach to wartime clothing shortages through the development of faux fabrics the rise of American fashion houses and the New Look of the post- war period.The illustrations reveal the wide range of fashions and styles from the 1940s in North America Europe Australasia and Japan. The lively text…

£16.95

Ration Book Cookery

Ration Book Cookery

Britain was at its most healthy during the days of rationing as people were forced to think about everything they put in their mouths. This new book in the Cooking Through the Ages series looks at the history behind rationing and its impact on the British population. Many of the recipes of the time…

£7.99

Make Your Own Hero Dog Sock Puppet

Make Your Own Hero Dog Sock Puppet

Make your very own War Dog Hero to commemorate the brave and heroic dogs that served in World War I and World War II.Dogs were used in both World Wars in a wide variety of roles. Their jobs included pulling machine guns and equipment for their fellow soldiers; carrying aid to the wounded…

£7.00

Forward Together Tea Towel

Forward Together Tea Towel

…Together' poster used during World War Two.Posters and propaganda played a huge role in Great Britain’s victory in the Second World War as it brought people together in a joint effort.This poster was intended to signal a more resolute and bellicose war effort following Winston…

£7.50

Forward Together Mug

Forward Together Mug

…Together' poster used during World War Two.Posters and propaganda played a huge role in Great Britain’s victory in the Second World War as it brought people together in a joint effort.This poster was intended to signal a more resolute and bellicose war effort following…

£8.50

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