Content tagged with Second World War

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Bryony Hill’s How I Long to be With You brings together a remarkable collection of letters, telegraphs and photographs from the two sides of her family during the Second World War.

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The occupation of Paris by German forces in 1940, following the so-called "phoney war" period of the Second World War, is a dark, sinister and hotly-debated period in the French capital's history.

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When Peter Matthiessen passed away earlier this month, he left behind a strange and ambiguous final world. 

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The Wives of Los Alamos tells the story of the women who accompanied their husbands to 'Site Y' in New Mexico where the atomic bomb was developed during the Second World War.

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The first thing to say about this is that is a big book for a big subject, nearly 800 pages of text plus an extensive index and bibliography.

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