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Assignment 2: Objective 3 The Blitz 1. Study sources A and B, in what ways would you expect the contents of 'Don't you know there's a war on?' to be similar to, and different from, the contents of 'Waiting for the all clear'? Both of these two sources are secondary sources written about fifty years after the blitz, bot using the memories of people involved in the blitz. ...read more.


Source A puts across the message that the blitz was a horrific experience but the general public still went out of their way to help one another and had "unshakeable determination" which would make one buy the book to read about the community spirit during the second world war. ...read more.


I also found source B somewhat brief to make conclusive findings. Overall I would personally think that "Waiting for the all clear" is a much more upbeat book than "Don't you know there's a war on?" I would think that "Waiting for the all clear" tells you a story of courage and determination whilst "Don't you know there's a war on?" questions this courage and determination. ?? ?? ?? ?? David Haddrell 30th August, 2001. ...read more.

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