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by Bill PERTWEE

  • ISBN: 034054662X
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  • Author: Bill PERTWEE
  • Subcategory: Performing Arts
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  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton; 1st ed. edition (1992)
  • Pages: 256 pages
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a light-hearted look at service entertainment in the Second World War. 1st Charnwood ed. by Bill Pertwee

a light-hearted look at service entertainment in the Second World War. by Bill Pertwee. Published 1993 by Charnwood, . Thorpe Pub. in Leicester, Anstey, Leicestershire.

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Second World War (content) . Pertwee, Bill (Author) Hodder and Stoughton (Publisher). Over two million American servicemen passed through Britain during the Second World War. In 1944, at the height of activity, up to half a million were based there with the United States Army Air Forces (USAAF).

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In Britain, during the Second World War, entertainment was considered . Leicester: Charnwood.

In Britain, during the Second World War, entertainment was considered an essential to keep morale high. In 1939 ENSA was organised by Basil Dean to send groups of entertainers to factories and military camps. This was the first war in which there was an official military entertainment unit. Shows rehearsed at studios nearby and went on a shake-down tour of units, including AA sites, in the London area before going out on more extensive tours abroad or in the UK. Only other ranks were allowed to be in the cast.

Select Format: Hardcover. ISBN13: 9780340546628. Release Date: January 1992.

World War II, also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945. Pertwee, Bill (1993). The vast majority of the world's countries-including all the great powers-eventually formed two opposing military alliances: the Allies and the Axis. A state of total war emerged, directly involving more than 100 million people from over 30 countries.

Leicester: Charnwood. During the Battle of Normandy in the Second World War, Caen was liberated from the Nazis in early July, a month after the Normandy landings those by British I Corps on 6 June 1944.

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The actor Bill Pertwee played more than a satellite character in Dad's Army, the perennially popular BBC sitcom about a hapless Second World War Home Guard platoon on England's south coast. The actor Bill Pertwee played more than a satellite character in Dad's Army, the perennially popular BBC sitcom about a hapless Second World War Home Guard platoon on England's south coast. As ARP Warden Hodges, he was the antagonist who mocked and ridiculed the bumbling unit in the fictional town of Walmington-on-Sea.

Stories of the famous show biz stars who entertained the forces during WWII in various theatres of war and includes the post-war Combined Service Entertainment.

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