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London was ours : diaries and memoirs of the London Blitz

Author: Amy Helen Bell
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2008.
Series: International library of twentieth century history.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"London was ours from the hour the blacked-out night hid its beauty until the morning siren signalled the coming day."--Joan Bright Astley. The German bombing raids on London from September 1940 to May 1941 - the London Blitz - supply us with some of the most dramatic and mythologised stories from the Home Front of the Second World War. But often overlooked in historical studies of the Blitz are the narratives  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Personal narratives
Personal narratives, British
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Bell, Amy Helen, 1973-
London was ours.
London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2008
(DLC) 2008295412
(OCoLC)154691630
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Helen Bell
ISBN: 9781441600011 1441600019 9780857714466 0857714465
OCLC Number: 313410761
Description: 1 online resource (x, 278 pages).
Contents: Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. Looking at London; 2. Raids and Rationing; 3. Workers and Civil Defence; 4. Children and the Family; 5. Love in the Blitz; 6. Remembering the Blitz; Conclusion; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: International library of twentieth century history.
Responsibility: Amy Helen Bell.

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The German bombing raids on London from September 1940 to May 1941 - the London Blitz - supply us with some of the mythologised stories from the Home Front of Second World War. This book analyses  Read more...

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"London was ours from the hour the blacked-out night hid its beauty until the morning siren signalled the coming day." - Joan Bright Astley"

 
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