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Entertainment within the home became possible with the radio, which most British households possessed by 1939, and substantial sales of gramophone records. 5

Travel became easier for those with money, with 2 million cars in Britain by 1939. 5

Gambling was the 2nd largest business in 1939 Britain 5.

5  ‘Hunger ... is a very good thing’, Britain in the 1930s by Tony Mason in ‘From Blitz to Blair, A New History of Britain since 1939’ edited by Nick Tiratsoo

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