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Backs to the wall; the heroic story of the people of London during World War II.

Author: Leonard Mosley
Publisher: New York, Random House [1971]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [1st American ed.]View all editions and formats
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"London Can Take It", said the slogans on the gutted tenements of the East End. And take it she did, for five cruel years of onslaught which all but shattered her magnificent spirit. This is the story of how London lived during World War II, and of the agonies, privations, pungent humor and bravery of her citizens -- ordinary people leading extraordinary lives in the most dangerous city on earth.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Mosley, Leonard, 1913-1992.
Backs to the wall.
New York, Random House [1971]
(OCoLC)654918454
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard Mosley
ISBN: 0394460804 9780394460802
OCLC Number: 309239
Description: xiii, 430 pages illustrations 25 cm

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"London Can Take It", said the slogans on the gutted tenements of the East End. And take it she did, for five cruel years of onslaught which all but shattered her magnificent spirit. This is the story of how London lived during World War II, and of the agonies, privations, pungent humor and bravery of her citizens -- ordinary people leading extraordinary lives in the most dangerous city on earth.

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