The Resource Giles's war : cartoons 1939-1945, edited by Tim Benson

Giles's war : cartoons 1939-1945, edited by Tim Benson

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Giles's war : cartoons 1939-1945
Title
Giles's war
Title remainder
cartoons 1939-1945
Statement of responsibility
edited by Tim Benson
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Language
eng
Summary
Few contemporaries captured Britain's indomitable wartime spirit as well or as wittily as the cartoonist Carl Giles. Now, the very best of the cartoons he produced between 1939 and 1945 are brought together, including many that have not seen the light of day in over 75 years. As a young cartoonist at Reynold's News and then the Daily Express, Giles's work provided a crucial morale boost - and much-needed laughs - to a population suffering daily privations and danger, and 'Giles's War' shows why. Here are his often hilarious takes on the great events of the war - from the fall of France, via D-Day, to the final Allied victory - but also his wryly amusing depictions of ordinary people in extraordinary times, living in bombed-out streets, dealing with food shortages, coping with blackouts, railing against bureaucracy and everyday annoyances
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BTCTA
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Giles
Dewey number
741.5/642
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
NC1479.G48
LC item number
A4 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
comics graphic novels
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Benson, Timothy S
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  • World War (1939-1945)
  • English wit and humor, Pictorial
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • English wit and humor, Pictorial
Label
Giles's war : cartoons 1939-1945, edited by Tim Benson
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Publication
Copyright
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
18 x 21 cm
Extent
219 pages
Isbn
9781847948090
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
chiefly illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)987279034
  • 1786856
  • (OCoLC)ocn987279034
Label
Giles's war : cartoons 1939-1945, edited by Tim Benson
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
18 x 21 cm
Extent
219 pages
Isbn
9781847948090
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
chiefly illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)987279034
  • 1786856
  • (OCoLC)ocn987279034

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