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Children’s War: Replica Memorabilia Pack – Example of Contents
This pack makes a great present, or better still buy two and keep one for yourself.
Public Information Leaflets: Government advice for parents in the event of war, avoiding ‘crippling dislocation of civilian life’.
Newspaper from 1941: An eight-page replica of the Children’s Newspaper from 1941 aimed at children with hungry young minds “Rats invade garden shed”.
Ministry of Food War Cooking Leaflet: Puddings and Sweets, people were not encouraged to eat puddings during the war, due to shortages in fats and sugars. This leaflet sets out a number of recipes for puddings that if a household was prudent they could make.
Food Glorious Food: Children’s recipes for ‘Prune Sponge’ and ‘Junket with Dried Milk.
Ministry of Food Junior Ration Book (1944-1945): Food that was rationed during World War 2, it contains stamps from retailers for products such as meat, eggs, milk, cheese, bacon and sugar.
Boys Own Paper (Christmas 1944): A superb boy’s own booklet, Thirty-two pages of ‘rip roaring’ fun, along with adverts, a bumper read for only 9d. Public
Information Leaflet ‘Evacuation – Why & How?’: Government leaflet for parents on what to do in the event of war.
School Essay: A unique insight from a child’s experience of collecting gas masks and preparing for evacuation.
Poster: An A4 sized classic WW2 poster appealing for volunteers to help with the massive evacuation programme.
Paperwork: Visitors record form, City of Lincoln babies anti-gas helmet request.
A collection of cards, an evocative collection of wartime images: Life goes on, A ticket to see Aladdin at a local Methodist hall, dated 3rd February 1940, ‘We are all in it’ Mum (Home front) and Dad (Away at war), evacuation, Air raid , re-using old clothes, Dinky Toys.
NOTE: These items are replicas of original documents and information. Items may be subject to change.
This replica pack is both fascinating in content and brilliantly reproduced.
Designed, printed and collated in the UK.
Each item is carefully scanned and printed as close to the original as possible, resulting in a carefully selected mix of items, producing a sense of ‘being there’ for the reader.
Folded within a clear, plastic presentation pack.
Pack Size: 19 x 12 x 2cms.