St Albans School at War 1939-1945 BOOK

 

Ploughing, stretcher bearing, potato picking, water purifying, harvesting, fundraising, home guarding, aircraft spotting, trench digging, hedge laying, panzer stopping, fire watching... not shown in the prospectus, but all part of a wartime education at St Albans School in Hertfordshire.

 

This fascinating book collects memories from fifty Old Albanians and also pupils evacuated to St Albans from Hastings Grammar School. It tells the story of those years when for the first time in its long history, the School became part of the ‘Home Front' with the threat of air raids and invasion. Education continued, however, punctuated with the odd alarm, episodes of humour, total disregard for health and safety, and of course the sadness of sacrifice.

 

To order, simply complete the form below, send a cheque made payable to 'St Albans School Foundation' to the Development Team, St Albans School, Abbey Gateway, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL3 4HB or call 01727 515187 to pay over the phone. 

 

If you would like to order more than one book, please call us and we can take card payment over the phone.

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