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Germany 1944: The British Soldier's Pocketbook

By: Edited by The National Archives

Price: $12.95

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

Seller ID: 365915

ISBN: 1903365910

Condition: 80 pages; 5" x 6", cloth, Cloth, The National Archives [United Kingdom]


This soldier’s pocketbook from 1944, and the tale of its creation, reveal a fascinating moment of history: a snapshot of prejudices, expectations, assumptions and fears. It was created in conditions of secrecy to prepare British and Allied soldiers for entering and occupying Germany - but at a time when even victory was not guaranteed. What would they face? How would they be treated? How would they manage a population they were used to thinking of only as "enemy combatants"?Part practical guide, part everyman’s history of the German people, part propaganda tool, it is... View more info

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Brinestain and Biscuit: Recipes and Rules for Royal Navy Cooks

By: National Archives {Great Britain}

Price: $9.96

Publisher: The National Archives [United Kingdom]:

Seller ID: 615094

ISBN: 1905615094

Condition: 80 pages; 5" x 6", cloth, $12.95, Cloth, The National Archives [United Kingdom]


***A fascimile edition of excerpts from the Royal Navy's manual of cookery (1930)***Climb aboard one of His Majesty’s ships, circa 1930, pull up the gangplank and prepare to experience galley life at sea. Enjoy the arcane practices, no-nonsense instructions and a wealth of period recipes from an era when the map was painted red and ‘empire builders’ were not just a pair of shorts. Learn how to avoid the dangers of ‘bone taint’ and ‘fly-blown meat’. Discover what to do with a ‘steam chest’ and how to work an ‘Aldershot ovenâ... View more info