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The Blitz Sources Questions
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Assignment 2: Objective 3
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. However from these two sources I can tell that "Waiting for the all clear" and "Don't you know there's a war on" are very different books. 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.
Source B appears to tell a different story and makes me think that "Don't you know there's a war on" questions the determination and high spirits of the British public and generally mentions the suffering of the British people during the blitz. Although it does consider that there was a community spirit but it
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