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The War on Paper

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ITEM CODE: 24350
Imperial War Museums
Analysing the Second World War through twenty fascinating documents, each playing a pivotal role influencing the course of the conflict. Includes fiv...
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Imperial War Museums
Analysing the Second World War through twenty fascinating documents, each playing a pivotal role influencing the course of the conflict. Includes five facsimile documents; with the Munich Agreement signed by Adolf Hitler and Neville Chamberlain on 30th September 1938; plans for Operation Mincemeat from April 1943; Montgomery's plans for Operation Overlord from February 1944; and the German Instrument of Surrender from 4th May 1945. Arranged chronologically, each document is illustrated and explored in an informative text. Taking in high politics, the experience of prisoners of war, life on the Home Front, civilian internment in the Far East, and transcripts from Belsen. From the signed order to invade Poland in 1939 to personal items, such as Hitler’s Last Will and Testament, Kindertransport identity papers and the ration book of Queen Mary, The Queen Mother. Illustrated throughout with evocative photographs and images of wartime posters, pamphlets and ephemera.
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Hardback
28.5 x 23.5cm
176 pages
With 5 facsimile documents
Illustrated throughout in colour and black and white
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