1st ed., 1989. 208 pp., numerous photo-ills., + ills. D.j., 27 x 20cm. FINE. This book describes the impact and immediate effects of the start of World War II on day-to-day life in Britain, as well as the way it affected the ordinary man, woman and child of the country. Accompanying the narrative are a wealth of photographs and illustrations that show how the ordinary people at home in Britain confronted the war and prepared themselves for what was to come.