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The doughboy moved in

Laura Beers: Multicultural Britain, 7 March 2019

Mixing It: Diversity in World War Two Britain 
by Wendy Webster.
Oxford, 336 pp., £26, March 2018, 978 0 19 873576 2
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Unsettled: Refugee Camps and the Making of Multicultural Britain 
by Jordanna Bailkin.
Oxford, 304 pp., £30, July 2018, 978 0 19 881421 4
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... first in Ireland and then in Wiltshire, before crossing to France on D-Day. He was part of what Wendy Webster terms ‘the great proposition’, a phrase taken from the opening scenes of The True Glory, an Anglo-American war documentary produced in 1945. ‘Funny thing,’ an American voice pronounces. ‘On the way over you felt like you were the ...

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