The War at Home (WW2)

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Loans Box : 16  The War at Home (WW2)

KS 2

Subjects: History, Science, Technology

Although it was mainly  men who went off to fight the war, the families left behind at home also had a part to play. The Home Front is the description given to the huge effect of the war on people’s everyday lives, both hardship and real danger as war came, for the first time into virtually every city in Britain.

Contents:

News Chronicle 1944
The People 1945
Daily Telegraph 1940
National Animal Register Leaflet
Chart of War Gases
Dig For Victory Postcard
Replica ID Card
Aluminium Flask
ARP Bicycle Lamp
4 Replica ARP Armbands
Car Headlight Cover
Air Raid Warden Helmet
Counties of England Card Game
Fireside Football Board Game
Replica Gas Rattle
Replica Gas Mask in canvas bag
Quartermaster’s Handbook
Home Guard Pocket Manual
Cadet’s Pocket Song Book
Home Guard Fieldcraft Manual
Home Guard Handbook
Small Arms Manual
Manual of Street Fighting
Combat Without Weapons
How to Keep Well in Wartime
Simple Cookery for the People
Francatelli’s Cookery Book
Tin Dried Eggs
Gas Mask in Box (do not try on)
1947-48 Ration book
1941 Ration Book Supplement
Piece of Blackout Material
WW2 Teacher Pack (book plus 20 images)
NES Diary and Handbook 1941
The Little Red Book 1940
Poppies
Make do and Mend Leaflet
Home companion
CD Horrible Histories – The Woeful Second World War
Cotton Hankie
Book : Blitz Boys
Wartime Women
Airmail Booklet
Morse code-Practice toy
Hand Knitted Cardigan
Proggy mat
The War Papers part 9
3 posters
Photocopy master to make your own ration book
Laminated photograph of boys wearing gas masks
Available on request at no extra charge
Women’s Civil Defence Corps Uniform
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These are on special offer from 1 January – 31 December 2021 (with grateful thanks to grant funding from the Children’s Trust and St Hilda’s Trust). All loans boxes for the purposes of education are available to borrow free of charge for a maximum period of two weeks by schools, childminders, regularly home schooled pupils and young people’s groups until 31 December 2021. Any one user or institution may borrow a maximum of 2 boxes at the same time.

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  • Click on the calendar below to check the dates you want are available and reserve your two week period from Saturday to Saturday (please note if you exceed the 14 days it will not allow you to book)· Click on the ‘Sponsored or Not’ drop down to confirm whether you qualify for the free loans box or whether you need to pay the fee
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