Working for Victory: A Diary of Life in a Second World War Factory

By: Bruley, Sue (ed)

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Originally printed 2001, this is the 2002 reprint. 226 crisp pp, photo section amidships, 700g carded/packed for post. Sue Bruley has edited the diary of two middle-aged, middle-class ladies who volunteered for factory work from February 1942 to April 1945. Having previously run a genteel tea-room and been leading lights of of the English Folk Dance Society, factory life was quite a shock for Kathleen Church-Bliss and Elsie Whiteman. The women worked as lathe operators for an aircraft component manufacturers, their diary highlights the poor working conditions and appalling and inefficient management of the time.

Title: Working for Victory: A Diary of Life in a Second World War Factory

Author Name: Bruley, Sue (ed)

Categories: - WORLD WAR II, SOCIETY, BIOGRAPHIES, AUTOBIOGRAPHIES, MEMOIRS, HISTORY,

Publisher: UK, Sutton Publishing: 2002

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Excellent

Jacket Condition: Excellent

Size: 24cm

Seller ID: 011070

Keywords: Bruley War Britain Homefront Biography,