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  • Terrifically moving stuff

    Dominic Sandbrook, Daily Telegraph
  • Anyone who wishes to learn about human courage, and human endurance, should read this account. It is more powerful than any drama, more convincing than any fiction

    Peter Ackroyd
  • the stories range from the humdrum to the heroic and all of them are full of pathos

    BBC Who Do You Think You Are Magazine
  • vividly and compellingly recalls a time when the nation stood as one

  • With the rawness and immediacy that only this kind of oral history can provide.

    Sunday Times

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