History Revealed


When Britain went to war with Germany in 1939, millions of British men marched off into the unknown to fight for king and country, notIt’s a question we consider in this month’s essential guide, which explores World War II from the perspective of British civilians on the home front – from rationing and shortages, to the terrors of aerial bombings and the evacuation of millions of children and vulnerable people. Turn to page 26 to find out more.

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