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A Family at War Season 2

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S02 E01

Nov 11, 1970
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The Other Side of the Hill Nov 11, 1970 The episode begins with the Ashton family celebrating Christmas 1940 and then the New Year. Edwin is offered a manager's job with one of Sefton's business competitors, Dennis Pringle and Sefton realise how much they need to keep Edwin at the works. David is chatting up a girl near his RAF camp while Sheila waits for his phone call at home. Robert comes home on leave unexpectedly and almost misses seeing his mother who has been called away to see her sick mother.

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S02 E02

Nov 18, 1970
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I Can Be Happy, Can't I? Nov 18, 1970

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S02 E03

Nov 25, 1970
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A Lesson in War Nov 25, 1970

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S02 E04

Dec 2, 1970
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Is Your Journey Really Necessary? Dec 2, 1970

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S02 E05

Dec 9, 1970
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The Forty-Eight Hour Pass Dec 9, 1970

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S02 E06

Dec 16, 1970
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Hope Against Hope Dec 16, 1970 Liverpool, May 1941. Margaret is going to live with Michael Armstrong, but when she visits him an aerial bomb hits the house, and sets the whole building on fire. Margaret is seriously hurt and taken to the hospital, where members of her family soon turn up to visit her. She is fourth months pregnant and everybody worries about the baby's survival chances. At the same time Mrs. Porter is on her way to Liverpool. A British soldier has found a letter written by John at the battlefield in France, and has sent it to her. The soldier is back in Liverpool, and now she wants...

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S02 E07

Dec 23, 1970
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A Time to Be Born Dec 23, 1970 Liverpool, October 1941. The rationing of food has led to the development of a black market. Sefton has a share in a pig, but wants to buy the other half of the pig as well. Harry Jenkins is reluctant to sell his part, but in the end he agrees. The next morning Harry tells Sefton that officers from the Ministry of Food have confiscated the dead pig, and that Sefton will probably be prosecuted for illegal slaughter. At the same time Margaret is taken to the hospital for her delivery, but the child is stillborn. And Freda confides under tears to Sheila that she has a ...

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S02 E08

Dec 30, 1970
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A Hero's Welcome Dec 30, 1970 Liverpool, December 1941. Sheila has brought her son Peter home for Christmas, but her daughter Janet didn't want to leave the Thomas family in Wales. Peter hasn't seen his father David since summer, and is now eagerly awaiting his arrival. In Peter's fantasy his father is a war hero, and he anticipates all the marvelous stories he's going to hear. When David finally arrives Peter is disappointed. His father doesn't want to talk about his war experiences, and just says that he and the other pilots are frightened all the time. He also starts criticizing his son for ...

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S02 E09

Jan 6, 1971
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We Could Be a Lot Worse Off Jan 6, 1971 January 1942. Two security officers visit Edwin to gain information about John Porter. Some weeks ago they traced a transmitter in Belgium. When asking for name, rank and number of the person calling, the answer was John Porter followed by some personal details. It could be a trick by the Germans, but it could also be John, locked up by a resistant group, who uses his technical skills for their own purpose. At the same time Robert is crossing the Atlantic Ocean with his ship, who is escorting a tanker with aviation fuel from New York to England. German submarines ...

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S02 E10

Jan 13, 1971
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Lend Your Loving Arms Jan 13, 1971 Liverpool, January 1942. Freda has a crush on Michael Armstrong. She cannot reveal her feelings for him, but communicates them in a cryptic way by reciting some poetry. Freda tells Sheila that David has a leave and is coming home today or on Monday. With bitterness Sheila remarks that she probably has to share his leave with another woman as usual. She decides to give tit for tat, and joins Freda and Doris on a pleasure-trip to Southport. They go to a dance-hall with some soldiers, but Sheila doesn't enjoy herself, and leaves after a while. At the railway station she ...

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S02 E11

Jan 20, 1971
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Hazard Jan 20, 1971

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S02 E12

Jan 27, 1971
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Giving and Taking Jan 27, 1971

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S02 E13

Feb 3, 1971
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Believed Killed Feb 3, 1971

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S02 E14

Feb 10, 1971
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Into the Dark Feb 10, 1971

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S02 E15

Feb 17, 1971
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The Straight and Narrow Feb 17, 1971

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S02 E16

Feb 24, 1971
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Clash by Night Feb 24, 1971

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S02 E17

Mar 3, 1971
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Salute the Happy Morn Mar 3, 1971

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S02 E18

Mar 10, 1971
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I Wanted to Be with You Mar 10, 1971

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S02 E19

Mar 17, 1971
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A Separate Peace Mar 17, 1971

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