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By Janet Bateson

ISBN-10: 1445602083

ISBN-13: 9781445602080

round Lingfield at struggle is a unprecedented account of the lifetime of a rural neighborhood through the moment international battle. extra humans got here in to this neighborhood within the moment global conflict than left to serve within the defense force. As hundreds and hundreds of fellows and ladies left the world for wartime provider, countless numbers of Canadian infantrymen moved in. a thousand Enemy extraterrestrial beings have been imprisoned on Lingfield Racecourse in 1940, in what turned often called 'Lingfield Cage'. Documentary proof of domestic defences, documents on prisoners of warfare, and sparse details at the mystery organization referred to as the Auxiliary devices are progressively being published into the general public area. The ebook comprises formerly unseen debts of the struggle from army veterans and survivors, all illustrated with photos. The contribution made through Canadian forces to the defence of england among 1940 and 1943 has been unfortunately overlooked by way of neighborhood historians. This ebook highlights the seen presence of Canadian defense force in south-east England and their necessary contribution to domestic shield education. numerous attention-grabbing own stories from evacuees and refugees are integrated, yet now not all the thoughts are chuffed ones as a few homeowners looked evacuees as intruders. Seventy years on, because the battle iteration is steadily disappearing, round Lingfield at struggle is a necessary checklist of the tale of this group for destiny generations.

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