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By Doris Calder

Skipping to School is the genuine tale of a early life spent in Liverpool ahead of, in the course of, and after  international conflict II. It remembers the cloth of lifestyle at the domestic entrance and the influence of warfare on either relatives existence and the local people. At domestic in Walton, Doris and her neighbors discovered slogans corresponding to "Make Do and Mend," "Dig for Victory," and "Careless speak charges Lives." They accumulated shell caps from bombs and did swaps for larger, shinier ones. They made skipping ropes out of the twisted silk cords of German parachutes. They have been excited about the coming of yank infantrymen stationed on Aintree Racecourse. And, regardless of the raids, they laughed and had a good time.

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