FG 180: The farmers who fed the nation to victory in World War II

Following the 80th commemoration of D-Day and political parties vying for the countryside vote ahead of the first July election since 1945, Chris Brayford takes a look at the vital role farmers played during World War II

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FG 180: The farmers who fed the nation to victory in World War II

Facing the challenges of food shortages, land reclamation, damage from bombing raids and the threat of invasion, farmers during played a vital but often overlooked role in Britain's war effort during World...

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