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The FANY in Peace & War

Hugh Popham - Hardback 2002

In September 2014 I was privileged to have been asked to present a British Legion Centenary Lecture on the First World War. My chosen subject was “First Anywhere”, the story of the ladies of the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry, or FANY as they became affectionately known. My own research on the FANY had focused on their work during the Second World War and my quest that those attached to Bletchley Park will one day receive the recognition t ....

A Re-Enactor’s War - The Home Front Revisited and Remembered

John Leete - Paperback 2012

As the title suggests, this is the story of re-enactors who portray life in Britain during the Second World War. Unlike ‘Promenaders’, those who simply dress in the style of a period, re-enactors pay attention to detail and historical fact when taking on another persona, representing the period and the characters they depict. The book’s author, John Leete, is a well respected re-enactor, journalist and broadcaster with a number of associated ....

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