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This is an auction for two volumes in the Official History of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45.

They are THE HOME FRONT by Nancy M Taylor.

Published by the Historical Publications Branch of the Department of Internal Affairs in 1986, these were the last books to be published in the series of war histories. They describe how civilians in New Zealand contributed to the war effort, and the restraints wartime restrictions placed on everyday life.

For more information about these books, see the second photograph.

From "The Women's War: New Zealand 1939-1945 by Deborah Montgomerie:

"... Nancy Taylor's THE HOME FRONT, the official history most relevant to this study, is one of the best in the series. Encyclopedic in scope, it richly details matters as diverse as wartime censorship and shortages of knicker elastic..."

More here:

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Two hardbacks 1986.

1330 pages in the two books.

Numerous photographs.

Very good condition.

The cost of shipping is $9.95.

There is of course no charge for shipping if you collect this book from my shop in Palmerston North following the auction.

Payment within seven days, please.

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  • Seller location: Palmerston North, Manawatu, NZ

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