Women in World War II by Martin Parsons


Women in World War II by Martin Parsons

Why did so many women take up new jobs during WW2? What was the Women's Land Army? How did women serve in the armed forces? This book helps children at Key Stage 2 discover the answers to these and other fascinating questions by exploring real-life accounts, looking on the Internet and finding clues about what life was like for women during WW2. The detective shows how to create a project on the lives of women living in Britain, discover information about the jobs women did in their local area and find out how the lives of women changed and were never the same again. Packed with fascinating information, The History Detective Investigates series inspires children's curiosity to find out more about the past. Ideally suited for readers age 8+ or teachers who are looking for books to support the new KS2 curriculum for 2014.

About the Author

Dr Martin Parsons is director of PGCE Secondary at the University of Reading. He has established a centre for evacuee studies at the university and has lectured on the topic at the Imperial War Museum and abroad. He has lived with his family in Southend Bradfield for a number fo years and is actively involved in village activities.

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32 pages
Interest Age: From 9


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Publication date

24th September 2015



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