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Called Up Sent Down: The Bevin Boys' War ❮PDF❯ ⚣ Called Up Sent Down: The Bevin Boys' War ✈ Author Tom Hickman – Natus-physiotherapy.co.uk At the outbreak of war, the government short sightedly allowed thousands of miners to enlist in the armed services By the war effort was in danger of grinding to a halt because of a lack of coal In a At the outbreak of Sent Down: PDF/EPUB Ã war, the government short sightedly allowed thousands of miners to enlist in the armed services Bythe war effort was in danger of grinding to a halt because of a Called Up Kindle - lack of coal In answer, Minister of Labour Ernest Bevin sought service volunteers, and compulsorily sent ,year olds who had expected to fight for their country down the mines with them Some were so Up Sent Down: PDF/EPUB å angry that they preferred to go to prison, though the majority went to do their best But some were psychologically or physically unsuited to such dangerous and arduous work Many were injured some died This study paints a picture not just of the arduous life below ground but as the Bevin Boys found it in the tightly knit mining communities, which in some cases welcomed them but in others treated them with hostility This is an enthralling oral and social history of an episode of the Second World War that has never been fully told.

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  • Hardcover
  • 256 pages
  • Called Up Sent Down: The Bevin Boys' War
  • Tom Hickman
  • English
  • 15 September 2017
  • 0750945478

About the Author: Tom Hickman

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10 thoughts on “Called Up Sent Down: The Bevin Boys' War

  1. Deborah Siddoway Deborah Siddoway says:

    Much to my shame, I know very little about the history of mining in this country My grandfather was a miner, and his stories of life in the mines hid the horrors of what it was truly like This book explores what it was for those that were effectively conscripted to go into the pits, to hew coal for their country, and the unfairness that followed as the war ended and they tried to return to their normal lives The value of this book lies in the recording of the histories of the miners who lived Much to my shame, I know very little about the history of mining in this country My grandfather was a miner, and his stories of life in the mines hid the horrors of what it was truly like This book explores what it was for those that were effectively conscripted to go into the pits, to hew coal for their country, and the unfairness that followed as the war ended and they tried to return to their normal lives The value of this book lies in the recording of the histories of the miners who lived through this, voices that otherwise be lost as they years pass The research was solid, the writing consistent As I explore my own heritage, my own history, this book has been a real gem

  2. Sarah Sarah says:

    Needed better proof reading and sometimes better editing as the odd bit was unclear Otherwise very interesting and well written.

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