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Puts Island heroism into the context of the bloodiest war in history.

Isle of Wight County Press

Tells tales from the outbreak of war, air raids, makeshift hospitals, of conscientious objectors and even minor celebrity Brenda - the fundraising dog.

Essex Chronicle

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South Yorkshire Times

This powerful account of a city that showed great courage and determination in a time of adversity ensures that Exeter's people, who lived through four intense years of conflict, are remembered for their immense contribution towards the war effort.

Exeter Daily

A fascinating account of how the war affected Coventry's people, both on the Home Front and on active service.

Hinckley Times