PORT-OF-SPAIN IN A WORLD AT WAR, 1939-1945. THE MAKING OF PORT-OF-SPAIN VOLUME II.
Port-of-Spain: Paria Publishing Company Limited (Paria Classics), 2008. 2nd ed. (Original 1978) 8vo, wrps, 329 p., New Pamphlet 9768054557 This book, the second volume of the History of Port-of-Spain, deals with events in the city during the years of the Second World War. It tells of the anxieties, the tensions, the hopes and fears of the people of the city during this period. It deals with the tense wartime atmosphere created by the presence of the American soldiers, the shortages especially of food - and of the hope for a better world after the war. (Item ID: 153739)