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Record Number: 10332


Reading Experience:

Evidence:

'Exhilarated with a terrible sadness, after reading "Arise to Conquer", I wondered if, when young men have done with the fighting and can come forward to do some of the thinking, shaping and building again, will they then be able (or willing) to contemplate more than the conquest of Jean.'

Century:

1900-1945

Date:

Between 1 Jan 1942 and 31 Dec 1942

Country:

England

Time

n/a

Place:

n/a

Type of Experience
(Reader):
 

silent aloud unknown
solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown

Type of Experience
(Listener):
 

solitary in company unknown
single serial unknown


Reader / Listener / Reading Group:

Reader:

anon

Age:

Adult (18-100+)

Gender:

Male

Date of Birth:

n/a

Socio-Economic Group:

Unknown/NA

Occupation:

Armed forces, Royal Air Force personnel

Religion:

n/a

Country of Origin:

England

Country of Experience:

England

Listeners present if any:
e.g family, servants, friends

n/a


Additional Comments:

n/a



Text Being Read:

Author:

[unknown]

Title:

Arise to conquer

Genre:

Fiction

Form of Text:

Print: Book

Publication Details

n/a

Provenance

unknown


Source Information:

Record ID:

10332

Source - Manuscript:

Other

Author:

File Report 1253-4, May 1942, Air Superiority, Notes books about the RAF written by RAF personnel, p. 2, in Mass Observation Online (access to this site is restricted to purchasing institutions, please see http://www.amdigital.co.uk/collections/Mass-Observation-Online for details). http://www.massobservation.amdigital.co.uk,

Citation:

File Report 1253-4, May 1942, Air Superiority, Notes books about the RAF written by RAF personnel, p. 2, in Mass Observation Online (access to this site is restricted to purchasing institutions, please see http://www.amdigital.co.uk/collections/Mass-Observation-Online for details). http://www.massobservation.amdigital.co.uk, http://can-red-lec.library.dal.ca/Arts/RED/record_details.php?id=10332, accessed: 03 July 2022


Additional Comments:

None

   
   
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