Memories of a Wartime Childhood in London

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In this vivid memoir, Douglas Model tells the incredible true story of his wartime childhood in Wembley amidst the horrors of the Blitz. Contrasting his peaceful infant life - which included a hiking holiday to Nazi Germany in 1934 - with the terrors of war, Douglas remembers his schooling, friendships and childhood mischief alongside the everyday realities of bombing raids, gas masks and rationing. Memories of a Wartime Childhood in London provides an invaluable account of significant wartime events through the eyes of a child, including the fall of France, the Dunkirk evacuation, the horrifying discoveries of Nazi concentration camps and, at long last, the sweetness of Allied victory.

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Manufacturer/Publisher: History Press
Binding: Paperback
Author: Douglas Model
Date Published: 2022

SKU: 9780750999625