Punch Goes to War 1939-1945
Author(s): Helen Walasek, Foreword by Griff Rhys Jones
Year published: 2010
Publisher: Prion Books
Publisher Location: London
Total Pages: 256
Illustrations: Includes 300 black & white & colour images
Punch Goes to War is an entertaining and nostalgic look at the British during one of the most stirring eras of our recent past and is a uniquely accessible historical document. 2010 represents the 70th anniversary of Dunkirk, the Battle of Britain and the beginning of the “Blitz”, all of which feature prominently in the book.
Includes hundreds of the funniest and finest cartoons that best give a flavour of wartime life with spectacular full page colour cartoons and covers illustrating the classic political cartoons for which Punch was so famous.