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Posted on Tuesday 13th December

It is your last chance to visit the 1940s House, at the heart of The Children's War exhibition, at the Imperial War Museum as it is due to close on 2 January 2012. For its final few weeks, the house is decorated for a traditional family Christmas.

Step back in time to 1945 and imagine the scene; the first family Christmas in five long years, complete with Christmas music on the wireless and Christmassy smells from the kitchen.

Entry to the museum is free, visit before 2 January to experience the 1940s House. For more information see www.iwm.org.uk.

Further Reading

In Search of the Real Dad's Army

Only £19.99

In Search of the Real Dad's Army

(Hardback - 256 pages)
by Stephen M Cullen

What was the Home Guard? Who were the men and women who served in it? And what can be said of their real role and significance once the popular myths have been stripped away?

Despite the fame of the Home Guard – of Dad's Army – the true story of this wartime organization tends to be neglected. The myths obscure the reality. Stephen Cullen's aim in this thoroughgoing new study is… Read more...


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