World War II has produced a multitude of 'Military' books. TED'S WAR' fills an important niche among the fewer 'Home Front' books thus providing, in depth, more pieces of the Social History jigsaw during an epic time.
This true story vividly describes the day-to-day life of a youngster growing up through London's six-year war turmoil, and the austerity years that followed. Sadness, anxiety, happiness, and humour during those formative character-building years are all here in this book which is packed with endless interesting facts and fascinating details.
It is a first-rate reminder of why we should never forget this heroic era, and the thousands who gave their lives for us in order that we might today have a better life - especially the lucky youngsters of today, so many of whom have never had to face 'real hardship'.