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BEAUMAN, KATHARINE BENTLEY, - GREEN SLEEVES - The Story of WVS/WRVS.

Title: GREEN SLEEVES - The Story of WVS/WRVS.
Description: Seeley Service, London, 1977, 1st edn., [xii], 193pp, 12pp half tone photo ills., dark green cloth lettered in gilt at spine, half tone photo pictorial montage dustwrapper, the history of the Women's Voluntary Service, and a tribute to the woman who founed it, Lady Stella, Marchioness of Reading, from the earliest days before WW2 when the WVS became involved with the evacuation of children, providing succour to the armed forces especially after Dunkirk, supporting the Civil Defence services and the bombed out civilians throughout the blitz and developing its peactime role after WW2 and later receiving Royal patronage, WRVS ink stamp front free endpaper with publisher's compliments slip loosely inserted, very slightly cocked, lightly rubbed and bumped at tips, edges tanned, small ink stamp front free endpaper, dustwrapper: a little rubbed with sl. loss at tips, several edge nicks, repaired to reverse, very good in a very good dustwrapper,

Keywords: war ww2 wvs wrvs women womens royal voluntary service dunkirk blitz evacuation civil defence

Price: GBP 20.50 = appr. US$ 29.27 Seller: A Book for all Reasons
- Book number: 40972

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