Home Front

Suggested Reading

Brown, Mike. Put That Light Out! Britain’s Civil Defence Services at War 1939-1945 (Stroud: Sutton Publishing, 1999)

Davies, Jennifer. The Wartime Kitchen Garden: The Home Front 1939-1945 (London: BBC Books, 1993)

Graves, Charles. The Home Guard of Britain: A Comprehensive History of the Home Guard Movement, 1940-1943 (London: Hutchinson, 1943)

Gregg, John. The Shelter of the Tubes: Tube Sheltering in Wartime London (Harrow: Capital Transport Publishing, 2001)

Hough, Richard, and Dennis Richards, The Battle of Britain (London: Penguin, 2001)

Hylton, Stuart. The Darkest Hour: The Hidden History of the Home Front, 1939-1945 (Stroud: Sutton Publishing, 2001)

Jones, Helen. British civilians in the front line: Air raids, productivity and wartime culture, 1939-45 (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2006)

Longmate, Norman. How We Lived Then: A History of Everyday Life during the Second World War (London: Hutchinson, 1971)

Mackenzie, S.P. The Home Guard: The Real Story of ‘Dad’s Army’ (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1995)

Marwick, Arthur. The Home Front: The British and the Second World War (London: Thames & Hudson, 1976)

Summerfield, Penny and Corinna Peniston-Bird, Contesting home defence: men, women and the Home Guard in the Second World War (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2007)

Waller, Jane and Michael Vaughn-Rees, Blitz: The Civilian War, 1940-45 (London: Macdonald Optima, 1990)

Ward, Sadie. War in the Countryside, 1939-1945 (Newton Abbot: David & Charles, 1988)

This page was added by Malin Lundin on 23/11/2012.