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Richard Vinen is the author of the highly-praised A History in Fragments: Europe in the Twentieth Century, The Unfree French: Life under the Occupation (published by Penguin) and Thatcher's Britain. He is Professor of History at King's College, London.

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National Service Conscription in Britain, 1945-1963 by Richard Vinen
National Service Conscription in Britain, 1945-1963
Richard Vinen
As the military's needs wound down and Britain ceased to be a great power, National Service came to be seen as just an embarrassment, and its culture of rank and discipline something which many British people were by the 1960s...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/08/2014

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