Millions Like Us

af Virginia Nicholson
Lydbog
19t 59m Oplæst af Annie Aldington, Georgina Sutton, Julie Maisey, Patience Tomlinson, Rachel Bavidge

Forlagets beskrivelse

The unabridged, downloadable audiobook edition of Virginia Nicholson's Millions Like Us: Women's Lives in the Second World War. A special multi-voice recording featuring five actresses that bring to life the hundreds of personal testimonies, diary entries and books that make up this superb study. Read by Patience Tomlinson, Annie Aldington, Rachel Bavidge, Julie Maisey and Georgina Sutton. In 1942 Cora Johnston is grieving over the death of her young husband, torpedoed in the Atlantic; Aileen Morris is intercepting Luftwaffe communications during the siege of Malta - and Clara Milburn, whose son was captured after Dunkirk, is waiting, and waiting ... We tend to see the Second World War as a man's war, featuring Spitfire crews and brave deeds on the Normandy beaches. But in conditions of Total War millions of women - in the Services and on the Home Front - demonstrated that they were cleverer, more broad-minded and altogether more complex than anyone had ever guessed. In Millions Like Us Virginia Nicholson tells the story of the women's war, through a host of individual women's experiences. She tells how they loved, suffered, laughed, grieved and dared; how they re-made their world in peacetime. And how they would never be the same again ...

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Yderligere information

Bogtype
Lydbog
Forlag
Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN
9780670922086
Oplæst af
Annie Aldington, Georgina Sutton, Julie Maisey, Patience Tomlinson, Rachel Bavidge

Genrer
Militærhistorie
Historie
2. verdenskrig
Kønsforskning: kvinder
Social og Kulturel historie