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The Village That Died for England

The Strange Story of Tyneham

The Village That Died for England( )
Author: Wright, Patrick
ISBN:978-0-224-03886-7
Publication Date:Mar 1995
Publisher:Penguin Random House
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $39.95
Book Description:

It was extinction that made Tyneham famous. The fields of the village on the Dorset coast were ideal tank country and when Churchill evacuated it, he vowed that the people could return after the war. Attlee broke the promise and Tyneham became a symbol of unrewarded patriotic sacrifice, or a rural English idyll destroyed by the state.

Book Details
Pages:420
Detailed Subjects: History / Military / World War Ii
History / Europe / Great Britain / General
Social Science / Sociology / Rural
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.24 x 9.36 Inches
Book Weight:1.625 Pounds
Author Biography
Wright, Patrick (Author)
Patrick Wright is Professor of Modern Cultural Studies at Nottingham Trent University, U.K.




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