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Dear Helen : wartime letters from a Londoner to her American pen pal / edited by Russell M. Jones and John H. Swanson.

Publication | Not Digitized | Library Call Number: D811.5 .S924 2009

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    "In letters written between 1937 and 1950 to her American pen pal, a working-class Londoner offers accounts of the Blitz and of wartime deprivations and postwar austerity, interweaving descriptions of terror with talk about theater, clothes, and family outings, providing a unique view of daily life during World War II"--Provided by publisher.
    Format
    Book
    Author/Creator
    Swallow, Betty M., 1915-1969.
    Published
    Columbia : University of Missouri Press, c2009
    Locale
    England
    London
    London (England)
    Missouri
    Kansas City
    Contents
    The beginning
    The "phony war"
    "France has surrendered and we are all on our ownsomes"
    February 1941-early 1942
    July 1942-February 1945
    August 1945-1947
    May 10, 1949-December 1950
    Helen Bradley to Betty Swallow, August 18, 1969.
    Other Authors/Editors
    Bradley, Helen, 1890-1979.
    Jones, Russell M. (Russell Moseley), 1927-
    Swanson, John H., 1938-
    Notes
    Includes biibliographical references.
    The beginning -- The "phony war" -- "France has surrendered and we are all on our ownsomes" -- February 1941-early 1942 -- July 1942-February 1945 -- August 1945-1947 -- May 10, 1949-December 1950 -- Helen Bradley to Betty Swallow, August 18, 1969.

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    ISBN
    9780826218506
    0826218504 (alk. paper)
    Physical Description
    xi, 247 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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