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Domestic Soldiers: British Housewives and the Second World War

May 5, 2021
7:00 pm


First Congregational Church of Manchester
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How did British housewives experience the Second World War and contribute to the war effort? Saint Michael’s history professor Jen Purcell tells the stories of seven housewives from across Britain. They grappled with the challenges of wartime, navigated shifting relationships at home and in the community, and struggled to be recognized for their efforts.

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Cindy Waters
Phone:
(802) 362-2607

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First Congregational Church of Manchester
3624 Main St
Manchester, VT 05254 United States
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http://mclvt.org