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This list relates to the semester Semester Two 2017-2018 which does not start until 25/01/2018
  1. (1) PRIMARY SOURCE MATERIAL 104 items
    1. 1A: MASS-OBSERVATION (AND OTHER, PUBLIC OPINION AND DIARY SOURCES) 27 items
      1. Mass-Observation 4 items
        1. Speak for yourself: a Mass-Observation anthology, 1937-1949 - Angus Calder, Dorothy Sheridan, Mass-Observation 1984

          Book Further reading

        2. Living through the Blitz - Tom Harrisson 1990

          Book Further reading

        3. Wartime women: an anthology of women's wartime writing for Mass-Observation 1937-45 - Dorothy Sheridan, Mass-Observation 1991

          Book Further reading

      2. See too: 3 items
        1. Mass Observation Online (Adam Matthew Digital) - University of Sussex

          Webpage Further reading See introductory essays

        2. Mass observation and everyday life: culture, history, theory - Nick Hubble 2010

          Book Further reading

      3. Published Mass-Observation diaries/compilations 3 items
        1. Nella Last's war: a mothers diary - Nella Last, Richard Broad, Suzie Fleming 1981

          Book Further reading Recently republished as "Nella Last's War: The Second World War Diaries of 'Housewife 49'"

        2. Private battles: how the war almost defeated us - Simon Garfield, Mass-Observation Archive 2007

          Book Further reading

      4. Other contemporary public opinion surveys 3 items
        1. The Wartime Social Survey - Kathleen Box, Geoffrey Thomas 1944

          Article Further reading

        2. The Gallup International Public Opinion Polls: Great Britain 1937-1975 - George Gallup 1976

          Book Further reading See Volume 1

      5. Other published wartime diaries 9 items
        1. Joyce's war 1939-1945 - Joyce Storey 1992, c1990

          Book Further reading

        2. Civilians at war: journals, 1938-1946 - George Beardmore 1986

          Book Further reading

        3. Letters to a sister - Rose Macaulay, Jean Babington Macaulay 1964

          Book Further reading

        4. Among you taking notes -: the wartime diary of Naomi Mitchison 1939-1945 - Naomi Mitchison, Dorothy Sheridan 1986, ©1985

          Book Further reading

        5. Betty's wartime diary, 1939-1945 - Betty Armitage, Nicholas Webley c2002

          Book Further reading

        6. Diaries and letters, 1939-45 - Harold Nicolson 1967

          Book Further reading

        7. The diaries of Sir Alexander Cadogan, O.M., 1938-1945 - Alexander Cadogan, David Dilks 1971

          Book Further reading

        8. Chips: the diaries of Sir Henry Channon - Henry Channon, Robert Rhodes James 1996, c1993

          Book Further reading

        9. The fringes of power: Downing Street diaries 1939-1955 - John Colville 1985

          Book Further reading

      6. Other compilations 5 items
        1. Waiting for Hitler: voices from Britain on the brink of invasion - Midge Gillies 2007

          Book Further reading

        2. The longest night: voices from the London Blitz - Gavin Mortimer 2006

          Book Further reading

        3. Forgotten voices of the Blitz and the Battle for Britain - Joshua Levine, Imperial War Museum (Great Britain) 2007

          Book Further reading Compiled from the Imperial War Museum oral history archive (IWM)

        4. Forgotten voices of the Second World War - Max Arthur, Imperial War Museum (Great Britain) 2005

          Book Further reading

        5. Lost voices of the Royal Air Force - Max Arthur 2005, c1993

          Book Further reading

    2. 1B: CONTEMPORARY MASS MEDIA 17 items
      1. i. Press (newspapers, journals, magazines): 7 items
        1. The Times 1788-

          Journal Further reading

        2. The Western Mail

          Journal Further reading Available in the NLW

        3. The listener - British Broadcasting Corporation 1950-1991

          Journal Further reading Weekly journal published by BBC: NLW has full wartime run

        4. Picture Post

          Journal Further reading Popular fortnightly photo-news magazine: NLW has full wartime run

        5. The Spectator

          Journal Further reading Available in the NLW

        6. The Political quarterly

          Journal Further reading

        7. See NLW catalogue for full newspaper holdings; see also NLW microfilm collection, 'The Popular Press in WW2'.

      2. ii. Radio broadcasting (published scripts): 8 items
        1. Postscripts - J. B. Priestley 1940

          Book Further reading Radioscripts

        2. The Itma years: scripts - Ted Kavanagh, Maurice Denham 1975

          Book Further reading

        3. The war speeches of the Rt Hon Winston S. Churchill - Winston Churchill, Charles Eade 52/1951

          Book Further reading See Volumes 1-3

        4. The listener - British Broadcasting Corporation 1950-1991

          Journal Further reading For broadcast talks scripts

        5. Radio goes to war: the fourth front - Charles James Rolo 2012

          Book Further reading

        6. Radio in wartime - Charles A. Siepmann 1942

          Book Further reading

        7. NB: The BBC Archive website, (bbc.co.uk/archive) has a collection of contemporary radio broadcasts relating to 1940 (including evacuation and Dunkirk) that can be listened to on-line

      3. iii. Film: 2 items
        1. The Hugh Owen Library has a collection of British war films made during WW2 itself on DVD, as does Pier Video in town.  They are regularly broadcast on afternoon television (see especially C4, Film4, More4); it's also worth searching on Box of Broadcasts

           

          The Lion Has Wings (1939)

          Let George Do It (1940)*

          Listen to Britain (1942)

          In Which We Serve (1942)*

          Went the Day Well? (1942)*#

          Mrs Miniver (1942)

          The Goose Steps Out (1942)

          ITMA (1942)

          The First of the Few (1942)

          The Bells Go Down (1942)

          Fires Were Started (1943)*

           Millions Like Us (1943)

          The Demi-Paradise (1943)

          The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp (1943)+#

          We Dive At Dawn (1943)

          The Way Ahead (1944)

          A Canterbury Tale (1944)+

          The Way to the Stars (1945)*

          etc.

           

          * chapter on this film in Aldgate and Richards, Britain Can Take It

          + chapter on this film in Richards and Aldgate, Best of British

          # BFI Film Classic on this film

    3. 1C: CONTEMPORARY PRINTED ACCOUNTS 60 items
      1. i. General 11 items
        1. The collected essays, journalism and letters of George Orwell: 2: My country Right or Left, 1940-1948 - George Orwell, Ian Angus, Sonia Orwell 1968

          Book Further reading

        2. The collected essays, journalism and letters of George Orwell: 3: As I please, 1943-1945 - George Orwell, Ian Angus, Sonia Orwell 1968

          Book Further reading

        3. Public opinion during the first six months - Kingsley Martin 1940

          Article Further reading

        4. Who'll Win? - Tom Harrisson 1944

          Article Further reading

        5. War Begins at Home - Mass Observation Online - Charles Madge, Tom Harrisson 1940

          Webpage Further reading

        6. The Home Guard in Britain - Charles Graves 1943

          Book Further reading

      2. ii. Evacuation 5 items
        1. Evacuation survey: a report to the Fabian Society - Richard Padley, Margaret Cole, Fabian Society (Great Britain) 1940

          Book Further reading

        2. The Cambridge evacuation survey: a wartime study in social welfare and education - Susan Sutherland Fairhurst Isaacs, Sibyl Clement Brown, Robert Henry Thouless 1941

          Book Further reading

        3. A friendly hearth - Norah Baring 1946

          Book Further reading

        4. Put out more flags: a novel - Evelyn Waugh 2012

          Book Further reading

      3. iii. Dunkirk 7 items
        1. Guilty men - Cato 2010

          Book Further reading

        2. Dunkirk—And After: May 10th – June 17th 1940 - G. B. Willson 1940

          Book Further reading Available in the NLW

        3. Dunkirk diary of a very young soldier - W. L. Saunders 2010

          Book Further reading

        4. The evacuation from Dunkirk: Operation Dynamo, 26 May-4 June 1940 - W. J. R. Gardner, Great Britain. Admiralty. Historical Section 2000

          Book Further reading

      4. iv. Battle of Britain 7 items
        1. The battle of Britain: August - October 1940 : an Air ministry account of the great days from 8th August- 31st October 1940 - Great Britain. Air Ministry, Great Britain. Ministry of Information 1941

          Book Further reading

        2. The battle of Britain, 1940 - J. M. Spaight date of publication not identified

          Book Further reading

        3. The last enemy - Richard Hillary 1997, c1942

          Book Further reading

        4. Drawing the R.A.F.: a book of portraits - Eric Kennington 1942

          Book Further reading

        5. The battle of Britain and other poems - W. T. White, Bruce Rogers, Pforzheimer Bruce Rogers Collection (Library of Congress) 1945

          Book Further reading

        6. In praise of the few: a battle of Britain anthology - Arthur Henson Narracott 1947

          Book Further reading

      5. v. Blitz 14 items
        1. England's hour - Vera Brittain 1981

          Book Further reading

        2. London war notes - Mollie Panter-Downes 2015

          Book Further reading

        3. This is London - Edward R. Murrow 1989

          Book Further reading

        4. Bomber's moon - Negley Farson 1970

          Book Further reading

        5. The siren years: a Canadian diplomat abroad, 1937-1945 - Charles Ritchie 1977 (1984 printing), c1974

          Book Further reading

        6. Carry on London - Ritchie Calder 1941

          Book Further reading

        7. The lesson of London - Ritchie Calder 1941

          Book Further reading

        8. Post D: some experiences of an air-raid warden - John Strachey 1941

          Book Further reading

        9. War over West Ham: a study of community adjustment - Emily Doreen Idle, Fabian Society (Great Britain) 1943

          Book Further reading

        10. Raiders overhead: a diary of the London blitz - Barbara Marion Nixon 1980

          Book Further reading

        11. Cockney campaign - Frank R. Lewey 1944

          Book Further reading

        12. Women and Children Last - Hilde Marchant 1941

          Book Further reading

        13. The ministry of fear: an entertainment - Graham Greene 1943 repr.1956

          Book Further reading

        14. The demon lover, and other stories - Elizabeth Bowen 1952

          Book Further reading

      6. vi. Churchill 10 items
        1. Winston Churchill, man of war - C. Lewis Broad 1940

          Book Further reading

        2. Concerning Winston Spencer Churchill - George Arthur 1941

          Book Further reading

        3. Mr. Churchill, a portrait - Philip Guedalla 1942

          Book Further reading

        4. Churchill, the making of a hero - Esmé Cecil Wingfield-Stratford 1942

          Book Further reading

        5. Portrait of Churchill - Guy Eden 1950

          Book Further reading

        6. A man arose - Cecil Roberts 1941

          Book Further reading

        7. In praise of Churchill: an anthology in his honour - Neville Hilditch 1946

          Book Further reading

      7. vii. National character 6 items
        [AND see also ‘Blitz’ titles, above]
        1. England, my England - George Orwell

          Chapter Further reading

        2. Postscripts - J. B. Priestley 1940

          Book Further reading

        3. Nineteen-forty: our finest hour - Arthur Mee 1941

          Book Further reading

        4. I saw England - Ben Robertson 2016

          Book Further reading

        5. Britain and the British people - Ernest Barker 1945

          Book Further reading

        6. The Character of England - Ernest Barker 1947

          Book Further reading

  2. (2) SECONDARY LITERATURE 154 items
    1. 2A: HISTORY, 'MYTH' AND POPULAR MEMORY: THEORETICAL AND CONCEPTUAL PERSPECTIVES 8 items
      1. Mythologies - Roland Barthes 2013

        Book Further reading Particularly look at Section 2: 'Myth Today'

      2. A short history of myth - Karen Armstrong 2006

        Book Further reading See Introductory chapter

      3. The Myths we live by - Raphael Samuel, Paul Thompson 1990 (various printings)

        Book Further reading

      4. The Invention of tradition 2016

        Book Further reading

      5. The myth of the Blitz - Angus Calder 1991 (various printings)

        Book Further reading

      6. War and remembrance in the twentieth century - J. M. Winter, Emmanuel Sivan 2000

        Book Further reading

      7. British cultural memory and the Second World War - Lucy Noakes, Juliette Pattinson 2014

        Book Further reading

    2. 2B: GENERAL ACADEMIC HISTORIES OF WARTIME BRITAIN 14 items
      1. The people's war: Britain 1939 - 1945 - Angus Calder 1992, c1969 (various printings)

        Book Further reading

      2. Britain and the Second World War - Henry Pelling 1970

        Book Further reading

      3. The home front: the British and the Second World War - Arthur Marwick c1976

        Book Further reading

      4. London at war 1939-1945 - Philip Ziegler 1995

        Book Further reading

      5. War and social change: British society in the Second World War - Harold L. Smith 1986

        Book Further reading Contains important ‘revisionist’ essays on health, class, evacuation, women, reconstruction.

      6. 'Millions like us'?: British culture in the Second World War - Nick Hayes, Jeff Hill 1999 (electronic resource)

        Book Further reading Contains useful chapters on cinema, broadcasting, press, sport, music, etc.

      7. The following histories of wartime Britain specifically engage with the mythologies of WW2:

      8. 1940: myth and reality - Clive Ponting 1990

        Book Further reading

      9. Britain and 1940: history, myth, and popular memory - Malcolm Smith c2000

        Book Further reading

      10. War and the British: gender, memory and national identity - Lucy Noakes 1998

        Book Further reading

    3. 2C: SEMINAR TOPICS 51 items
      1. i. Evacuation: 6 items
        1. Problems of social policy - Richard M. Titmuss 1950

          Book Further reading

        2. The impact of civilian evacuation in the Second World War - Travis L. Crosby c1986

          Book Further reading

        3. No time to wave goodbye - Ben Wicks 1989, c1988

          Book Further reading

        4. War in the countryside, 1939-45 - Sadie B. Ward c1988

          Book Further reading

      2. ii. Dunkirk: 7 items
        1. Total war: causes and courses of the Second World War - Peter Calvocoressi, Guy Wint, R. John Pritchard c1989

          Book Further reading

        2. Second World War - Martin Gilbert 1989

          Book Further reading

        3. Dunkirk: the necessary myth - Nicholas Harman c1980

          Book Further reading

        4. Dunkirk: anatomy of disaster - Patrick Turnbull 1978

          Book Further reading

        5. Dunkirk - 1940: from disaster to deliverance - Patrick Wilson 1999

          Book Further reading

        6. Dunkirk - A. D. Divine 1945

          Book Further reading

        7. The miracle of Dunkirk - Walter Lord 1998

          Book Further reading (And many other similar titles in the NLW)

      3. iii. Battle of Britain: 10 items
        1. Total war: causes and courses of the Second World War - Peter Calvocoressi, Guy Wint, R. John Pritchard c1989

          Book Further reading

        2. Second World War - Martin Gilbert 1989

          Book Further reading

        3. The burning blue: a new history of the Battle of Britain 2010

          Book Further reading

        4. Fighter: the true story of the Battle of Britain - Len Deighton 1977

          Book Further reading

        5. Eagle Day: the Battle of Britain :August 6-September 15, 1940 - Richard Collier 1968

          Book Further reading

        6. The hardest day: the Battle of Britain, 18 August 1940 - Alfred Price 2004

          Book Further reading

        7. The few: Summer 1940, the Battle of Britain - Philip Kaplan, Richard Collier 1998

          Book Further reading Many other similar in the NLW

        8. The Battle of Britain: myth and reality - R. J. Overy 2010

          Book Further reading

      4. iv. Blitz: 10 items
        1. Living through the Blitz - Tom Harrisson 1990

          Book Further reading

        2. London at war 1939-1945 - Philip Ziegler 1995

          Book Further reading

        3. London at war: the making of modern London, 1939-1945 - Joanna Mack, Stephen Humphries, London Weekend Television (Firm) 1985

          Book Further reading

        4. Looking back on the Blitz - T. Mason

          Chapter Further reading

        5. Firemen at war: the work of London's fire-fighters in the Second World War - Neil Wallington 1981

          Book Further reading

        6. Blitz - Robert Westall, David Frankland 1995

          Book Further reading

        7. Children of the blitz: memories of wartime childhood - Robert Westall 1995

          Book Further reading

        8. Civil Defence - Terence H. O'Brien 1955

          Book Further reading

        9. Studies in the social services - Sheila Ferguson, Hilde Fitzgerald 1978, c1977

          Book Further reading

        10. (See NLW holdings for accounts of the Blitz on various cities)

      5. v. Churchill: 12 items
        1. The Churchill coalition and wartime politics, 1940-1945 - Kevin Jefferys c1991 (various printings)

          Book Further reading

        2. Winston Churchill - Henry Pelling 1989

          Book Further reading

        3. Churchill on the home front, 1900-1955 - Paul Addison c1992, 1993 printing

          Book Further reading

        4. Churchill - Robert Blake, William Roger Louis c1993 (various printings)

          Book Further reading

        5. Churchill: a study in failure 1900-1939 - Robert Rhodes James 1970 (1990 printing)

          Book Further reading

        6. Churchill's War - David John Cawdell Irving 1991, ©1987

          Book Further reading

        7. Churchill: the end of glory: a political biography - John Charmley 1993

          Book Further reading

        8. Churchill: An Unruly Life - Norman Rose 2009 (electronic resource)

          Book Further reading

        9. Churchill - Clive Ponting 1994

          Book Further reading

        10. Churchill: a study in greatness - Geoffrey Francis Andrew Best 2002

          Book Further reading

        11. Churchill - Roy Jenkins, B. Kemp, Richard 2001

          Book Further reading

      6. vi. National character/ ‘Britishness’: 6 items
        1. The English national character: the history of an idea from Edmund Burke to Tony Blair - Peter Mandler c2006

          Book Further reading See Chapters 5 and 6

        2. 'Constable Country' between the wars - Alex Potts

          Chapter Further reading

        3. The right to belong: citizenship and national identity in Britain, 1930-1960 - Richard Weight, Abigail Beach 1998

          Book Further reading

        4. Great Britain: identities, institutions, and the idea of Britishness - Keith Robbins 1998

          Book Further reading

    4. 2D. OTHER, MISCELLANEOUS 63 items
      1. i. Women 5 items
        1. Out of the cage: women's experiences in two world wars - Gail Braybon, Penny Summerfield 1987

          Book Further reading

        2. Ambivalent Memories: Women and the 1939-45 War in Britain - Dorothy Sheridan 1990

          Article Further reading Available in the NLW

        3. Rules of desire: sex in Britain: World War I to the present - Cate Haste 1992

          Book Further reading

        4. Women in the British Army: war and the gentle sex, 1907-1948 - Lucy Noakes 2006

          Book Further reading

      2. ii. Crime, disorder and civil liberties 7 items
        1. Delinquency and citizenship: reclaiming the young offender - Victor Bailey 1987

          Book Further reading

        2. Crime in wartime: a social history of crime in World War II - Edward Smithies 1982

          Book Further reading

        3. An underworld at war: spivs, deserters, rackateers & civilians in the Second Wold War - Donald Thomas 2003

          Book Further reading

        4. Civil liberties in Britain during the Second World War - Neil Stammers 1983

          Book Further reading

        5. You, you & you! the people out of step with World War II - Pete Grafton 1981

          Book Further reading

        6. The Internment of aliens in twentieth century Britain - David Cesarani, Tony Kushner 1993

          Book Further reading

      3. iii. Britain, the USA and USSR 4 items
        1. Rich relations: the American occupation of Britain, 1942-1945 - David Reynolds 1995 (1996 printing)

          Book Further reading

      4. iv. Home Guard etc 5 items
        1. The home guard: a military and political history - S. P. Mackenzie 1995

          Book Further reading

        2. Contesting home defence: men, women and the Home Guard in the Second World War - Penny Summerfield, Corinna M. Peniston-Bird 2007

          Book Further reading

        3. The Merchant Seamen's War - Tony Lane 1990

          Book Further reading

      5. v. Wartime politics 5 items
        1. The road to 1945: British politics and the Second World War - Paul Addison 1994

          Book Further reading

        2. Labour's war: the Labour Party during the Second World War - Stephen Brooke 1992

          Book Further reading

        3. "England arise!" : the Labour Party and popular politics in 1940s Britain - Steven Fielding, Peter Thompson, Nick Tiratsoo c1995

          Book Further reading

      6. vi. Welfare state 3 items
        1. William Beveridge: a biography - José Harris c1997

          Book Further reading

        2. The audit of war: the illusion & reality of Britain as a great nation - Correlli Barnett 1986

          Book Further reading

      7. vii. Propaganda 4 items
        1. Propaganda in war, 1939-1945: organisations, politics in Britain and Germany - Michael Leonard Graham Balfour 1979

          Book Further reading

        2. Under siege: literary life in London, 1939-1945 - Robert Hewison 1977

          Book Further reading

      8. viii. Wartime media 30 items
        1. Press 7 items
          1. Paper voices: the popular press and social change 1935-1965 - Anthony Smith, Elizabeth Immirzi, Trevor Blackwell 1975

            Book Further reading

          2. The Picture post album - Tom Hopkinson 1990

            Book Further reading

          3. 'Picture Post', 1938-50 - Tom Hopkinson 1970

            Book Further reading

          4. Women in wartime: the role of women's magazines 1939-1945 - Jane Waller, Michael Vaughan-Rees 1987

            Book Further reading

        2. Radio 10 items
          1. The BBC: the first fifty years - Asa Briggs 1985

            Book Further reading

          2. The War of Words - Asa Briggs 1970

            Book Further reading

          3. Radio in World War II - David Cardiff, Paddy Scannell

            Chapter Further reading

          4. "Good Luck War Workers!" Class, politics and entertainment in wartime broadcasting - David Cardiff, Paddy Scannell

            Chapter Further reading

          5. The echo of war: Home Front propaganda and wartime BBC, 1939-45 - Siân Nicholas 1996

            Book Further reading

          6. Broadcasting and the Blitz - Jean Seaton

            Chapter Further reading

          7. War Report and the birth of the BBC war correspondent - Sian Nicholas

            Chapter Further reading

        3. Film 13 items
          1. Britain can take it: the British cinema in the Second World War - Anthony Aldgate, Jeffrey Richards 1994

            Book Further reading

          2. Best of British: cinema and society 1930-1970 - Jeffrey Richards, Anthony Aldgate 1983

            Book Further reading

          3. Britain and the cinema during the Second World War - Philip M. Taylor 1988

            Book Further reading

          4. Films and the Home Front - Tom Harrisson

            Chapter Further reading

          5. British film censorship and propaganda policy during the Second World War - Nicholas Pronay, J. Croft

            Chapter Further reading

          6. "The land of promise": the projection of peace aims in Britain - Nicholas Pronay

            Chapter Further reading

          7. Nationalising femininity: culture, sexuality, and British cinema in the Second World War - Christine Gledhill, Gillian Swanson 1996

            Book Further reading

          8. Blackout: reinventing women for wartime British cinema - Antonia Lant 1991

            Book Further reading

          9. British official films in the Second World War: a descriptive catalogue - Frances Thorpe, Nicholas Pronay, Clive Coultass c1980

            Book Further reading

          10. The British at war: cinema, state and propaganda, 1939-1945 - James Chapman 2000 (2008 printing)

            Book Further reading

          11. Went the day well? - Penelope Houston, British Film Institute 1992

            Book Further reading

          12. The life and death of Colonel Blimp - A. L. Kennedy, British Film Institute 1997

            Book Further reading

    5. 2E. THE SECOND WORLD WAR IN POST-WAR POPULAR CULTURE 10 items
      1. National fictions: World War Two in British films and television - Geoff Hurd, British Film Institute 1984

        Book Further reading

      2. We can take it!: Britain and the memory of the Second World War - Mark Connelly 2004

        Book Further reading

      3. Films and British national identity: from Dickens to Dad's Army - Jeffrey Richards 1997

        Book Further reading

      4. Dad's Army: the story of a classic television show - Graham McCann 2002

        Book Further reading

      5. Dad's army: the making of a television legend - Bill Pertwee 2009

        Book Further reading

      6. ‘I Wondered Who'd be the First to Stop that' - Corinna M. Peniston-Bird 08/2007

        Article Further reading

      7. History, Revisionism and Television Drama - Siân Nicholas 08/2007

        Article Further reading

    6. 2F. SOME POPULAR HISTORIES OF WW2 8 items
      1. Wartime: Britain 1939-1945 - Juliet Gardiner 2005

        Book Further reading

      2. The children's war: the Second World War through the eyes of the children of Britain - Juliet Gardiner, Imperial War Museum (Great Britain) 2005

        Book Further reading

      3. Bombers and mash: the domestic front, 1939-45 - Raynes Minns 2012

        Book Further reading

      4. A people's war - Peter Lewis 1986

        Book Further reading

      5. Life in Wartime Britain - E. R. Chamberlin 1972

        Book Further reading

      6. Keep smiling through - Susan Briggs 1975

        Book Further reading

  3. (3) SOME POPULAR POST-WAR REPRESENTATIONS OF BRITAIN AND WW2 22 items
    1. 3A. LITERATURE 8 items
      1. The end of the affair - Graham Greene 2004

        Book Further reading

      2. The cruel sea - Nicholas Monsarrat 1953

        Book Further reading

      3. Piece of cake - Derek Robinson 2012

        Book Further reading

      4. Atonement - Ian McEwan 2007

        Book Further reading

      5. Spies - Michael Frayn 2011

        Book Further reading

      6. The Night Watch - Sarah Waters 2006 (various printings)

        Book Further reading

      7. Resistance - Owen Sheers 2011

        Book Further reading

    2. 3B. CHILDREN’S LITERATURE 6 items
      1. Carrie's War - Nina Bawden, Faith Jaques 2005

        Book Further reading

      2. Goodnight Mister Tom - Michelle Magorian 1996

        Book Further reading

      3. The Machine-Gunners - Robert Westall 1992

        Book Further reading

      4. Blitzcat - Robert Westall 1989

        Book Further reading

      5. Horrible Histories: The Blitzed Brits - Terry Deary, Kate Sheppard 1994

        Book Further reading

      6. Blitz: a wartime girl's diary, 1940-1941 - Vince Cross 2008

        Book Further reading

    3. 3C. FILM 5 items
      1. The Hugh Owen Library has a collection of British war films made during WW2 itself on DVD, as does Pier Video in town.  They are regularly broadcast on afternoon television (see especially C4, Film4, More4); it's also worth searching on Box of Broadcasts

      2. They Made Me A Fugitive (Cavalcanti, 1947)

        Angels One Five (George More O'Ferrall, 1952)

        The Cruel Sea (Charles Frend, 1952)

        The Dam Busters (Michael Anderson, 1955)

        Private's Progress (John Boulting, 1956)

        Dunkirk (Leslie Norman, 1958)

        The Battle of Britain (Guy Hamilton, 1969)

        Dad's Army (Norman Cohen, 1971)

        The Eagle Has Landed (John Sturges, 1976)

        Yanks (John Schlesinger, 1979)

        Hope and Glory (John Boorman, 1987)

        Chicago Joe and the Showgirl (Bernard Rose, 1990)

        The Land Girls (David Leland, 1998)

        The End of the Affair (Neil Jordan, 1999)

        Enigma (Michael Apted, 2001)

        Churchill: The Hollywood Years (Peter Richardson, 2004)

        Atonement (Joe Wright, 2007)

        Resistance (Amit Gupta, 2011)

        Etc. 

      3. The Cruel Sea - Jack Hawkins, Donald Sinden, Stanley Baker, Denholm Elliott 2007 (videorecording)

        Audio-visual document Further reading

      4. Atonement - Joe Wright, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Paul Webster c2008 (videorecording)

        Audio-visual document Further reading

    4. 3D. TELEVISION 3 items
      1. The Hugh Owen Library has a collection of British war films made during WW2 itself on DVD, as does Pier Video in town.  They are regularly broadcast on afternoon television (see especially C4, Film4, More4); it's also worth searching on Box of Broadcasts

      2. Dad's Army, BBC (1968-77)

        A Family at War, ITV (1970-72)

        Carrie's War, BBC (1974) and ITV (2004)

        The Evacuees, BBC (1975)

        Danger-UXB, ITV (1979)

        Licking Hitler, BBC (1978)

        The Imitation Game, BBC (1980)

        We'll Meet Again, ITV (1982)

        Rainy Day Women, BBC (1984)

        Piece of Cake, ITV (1986)

        A People's War, Channel 4 (1986)

        Goodnight Sweetheart, BBC (1993-99)

        Goodnight Mister Tom, ITV (1998)

        Britain At War in Colour, ITV (2000)

        The 1940s House, Channel 4 (2001)

        Foyle's War ITV (2002-10)

        Dunkirk, BBC (2004)

        D-Day, BBC (2004)

        Blitz: London's Firestorm, Channel 4 (2005)

        Doctor Who, 'The Empty Child'/ 'The Doctor Dances', BBC (2005); or the one with Churchill and the Daleks (2010)

        Housewife, 49, ITV (2006)

        The Night Watch (BBC, 2011)

        Horrible Histories (CBBC) (various sketches, songs, etc)

        Etc.