Burg Altena, Germany

The 1940s House

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How would a present-day family adapt to life on the home front in the Second World War?How would they respond to rationing and to the threat of air-raids? Last year, a family found out when they spent two months living in a wartime house.
The Imperial War Museum has re-created 17 Braemar Gardens, the pre-war suburban 'semi' which featured in the The 1940s House, shown on Channel 4. See the Channel 4 website for more information, facts and updates.

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