Bombers and Mash: The Domestic Front, 1939-45

Bombers and Mash: The Domestic Front, 1939-45

by RaynesMinns (Author)


'Women of Britain, Your Country Needs You!' Bombers and Mash tells the story of the Second World War on the domestic home front. It takes us from the kitchen to the nursery showing how women managed without almost everything from potato peelers, prams, food, fuel, transport, cosmetics to men. These women coped with rationing, evacuation, separation from families, long hours of work in factories, hospitals and on the land. Through it all, they kept the nation fed on ingeniously nutritious and economical meals - hundreds of the best, and some of the worst, are included here. Moving and fascinating, this is both an illustrated social history and a cookery book offering a remarkable picture of the deprivation and drama of the women's war.


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Format: Paperback
Pages: 219
Edition: illustrated edition
Publisher: Virago Press Ltd
Published: 04 Nov 1999

ISBN 10: 1860497942
ISBN 13: 9781860497940

Author Bio
Raynes Minns was born in 1946 and grew up in Hampstead. This is her first book and is the result of a fascination with wartime cookery books.