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Britain at War
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Britain at War (Paperback)

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This is a unique and stirring collection that displays the extraordinary impact of war on the streets and homes of Britain. It provides a visual tribute to the 20th Century, with photographs from PA Photos. It is a beautiful gift idea, alone or part of this invaluable series. The twentieth century saw Britain participate in many armed conflicts, from the First and Second World Wars to the two Gulf Wars and encompassing wars in Korea, Suez, the Falklands and the rest. This book focuses on the impact of these events in the streets and homes of Britain, as they were seen by ordinary people of the time. Made possible by a unique collection of images from PA Photos, this extraordinary vision of our nation in times of war is sometimes stirring, sometimes saddening, but entirely compelling.

Art, Fashion & PhotographyPhotography & photographsPhotographs: collectionsHistory & PoliticsHistory: Chronological20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000History & PoliticsHistory: ChronologicalEarly history: c 500 to c 1450-1500History & PoliticsHistory: specific events & topicsHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyEuropean historyBritish & Irish history Publisher: Guild of Master Craftsman Publications Ltd Publication Date: 24/09/2009 ISBN-13: 9781906672379  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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PA Photos is the photographic agency of the PA Group, the UK's national press agency best known as The Press Association. Established in the 19th Century, the PA has been capturing and archiving news photography for 140 years. Many of these pictures have not been seen since the time that they were first taken: to modern eyes the archives of PA Photos yield a unique insight into Britain's recent past.

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