Yanks 'Over Here' - World War 2


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Yanks 'Over Here'
Life for a GI in World War 2 Britain




Product Description

This Yanks 'Over here'  memorabilia pack is perfect for those interested in the history of World War II, for teachers who want to bring lessons to life, those studying World War II or Nursing Homes wanting to stimulate conversation. The pack is full of facinating information and detail which brings this historical era to life.


Whats in the pack?


SHORT GUIDE TO GREAT BRITAIN: 
Fascinating booklet preparing US troops for Britishness. Gems include "Ask for braces instead of suspenders" and "Never criticise the King" - 

YANK WEEKLY: 
Abridged copy of the tub thumping Yank Weekly, stuffed with articles and photos of US troops in the European theatre of war, Gripping Stuff. -

DANCE: 
Dance halls evoke the sights and sounds of US troops in the UK. An invitation to a Welcome Dance of Stoke Town Hall strikes the right note. Strictly Jitterbug. - 

LETTERS: 
Unique insight into life during WWII in the words of an American based in England, along with Eisenhower's stirring address to the troops on the eve of D-Day - 

RED CROSS LEAFLETS: 
Informative material from the US Red Cross for troops on service. Photos, descriptions of club facilities and entertainments to keep homesickness at bay. - 

PASSES: 
Getting around the UK amid strict security was difficult so these passes were indispensable. - 

MISCELLANEOUS CARDS AND IMAGES: 
Collection of images and photos of American servicemen in Blighty.



Note: These are replicas of original documents


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Yanks 'Over Here' - World War 2