Rebuilding family life in the post-war world.

An enquiry with recommendations. by Marchant, James Sir

Publisher: Odhams Press limited in London

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  • Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 20th century

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StatementIntroduction by the Right Hon. Lord Horder.
LC ClassificationsHQ728 .M27
The Physical Object
Pagination136 p.
Number of Pages136
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL6484276M
LC Control Number45008110

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The occupation ended following the signing of the San Francisco Peace Treaty (Treaty of Peace with Japan) on September 8,which officially concluded World War II in the Pacific.

In Europe, both Germany and Austria were divided into four occupation zones under. After the German surrender in MayWorld War II ended in Europe.

Its most immediate legacies were death, devastation, and misery. The scale and speed of the conflict had been unprecedented: the war ended up killing at least 19 million non-combatant civilians in Europe. 1 Of those, 6 million were Jews, a full two-thirds of the pre-war Jewish population of Europe.

THE GLASS FAMILY, CONSISTING of the French Jewish M. and Mme Glass and their daughters Jeannine and Simone, had been a cohesive family unit.

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Businesses large and small are in financial ruin. Students who were called to active duty and were unable to work this summer cannot afford college tuition.

Children and adults are suffering from post-war trauma. People are having trouble meeting their most basic needs. The Jewish Agency will be a driving force in rebuilding the north. The second world war, especially in the light of what came after, seems to be the last morally unambiguous war.

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