Meluki's Celtic Catalog

Celtic Culture in Words and Music

Listening to Britain

Listening to Britain
Item# 9780099548744

Product Description

Publisher: Vintage Books

Author: Paul Addison and Jeremy A. Crang

First publication of a unique resource that provides fascinating insight into the mood of the nation -- at a crucial time in the Second World War when the conflict's outcome was far from certain.

From May to September 1940, during a period that saw some of the most dramatic events of the war -- the evacuation from Dunkirk, the Battle of Britain and the opening stages of the Blitz -- the Ministry of Information compiled daily reports on the morale of the nation for circulation within Whitehall. (pb)