Edith had been saving up wherever she could. She only prepared meat once a week for the family and she’d spent many extra hours mending the children’s clothing so they wouldn’t have to buy any new things this year.
So when she and her husband had finally saved up enough to purchase a £100 war bond, she was filled with immense pride.
Everywhere around her the posters had advertised, “unlike the soldier, the investor runs no risk”.
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