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The Greenock Blitz By Vincent P. Gillen
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This book details the damage done to the towns and villages of Inverclyde by various German raids up to and including the catastrophic nights of the 6/7th May 1941 when the town of Greenock and... More > neighbouring Port Glasgow suffered its biggest attack. It draws upon many sources to illustrate the horror of those two nights - photographs, personal reminiscences, official reports and official maps. This is the most complete telling of the story since the actual events. The author, Vincent P. Gillen, Greenock born, is the Social History Curator at the McLean Museum & Art Gallery, and has worked there for the last twenty years. He has previously published books on the histories of Greenock Morton, Inverclyde Cinemas, WW2 in Inverclyde, Scott’s Shipbuilders, the 5th Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders and Inverclyde’s Great War.< Less
Blitz and Potatoes By Lily Clark
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It is 1946 and we follow the lives of ordinary London Folk as they try to return to a normal life after World War Two
Miriam’s Family Blitz By Molly Cutpurse
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On the 7 September 1940, the London Blitz began in ernest. This was when the Nazi Luftwaffe machine switched from daylight raids on military targets to heavy bomber raids at night focusing on large... More > cities. Miriam’s Family Blitz, already broadly conceived in, Miriam’s War by the same author, places her family’s first fifteen days of the London Blitz under a magnifying glass. A period in which the mundane lives of her close family and friends in the East End found themselves experiencing front-line warfare for the first time, undergoing the inconvenient blackout, general restrictions and rationing. From the family’s once relatively quiet life, and with Miriam, released from Holloway prison only one year previously, the intense and very real fear of invasion, gassing, destruction and death occupies almost their every thought.< Less
Chronicles of a London Girl By Lily Clark
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Memoirs of a young girl making her way in the world, covering the years from 1938 - 2011, discovering the many pitfalls and problems, coping with human relationships and simply trying to survive... More > during some very difficult times.< Less
London Choir School Remembered By Michael Norris
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The history of a famous choir school with contributions from old boys who attended the school betweem 1930 and 1955 when the school closed. It contains accounts of the choir school tours to the USA... More > and Canada between the wars as well as describing how the boys continued to sing in London churches through the blitz.< Less
London Choir School Remembered By Michael Norris
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The history of a famous choir school with contributions from old boys who attended the school betweem 1930 and 1955 when the school closed. It contains accounts of the choir school tours to the USA... More > and Canada between the wars as well as describing how the boys continued to sing in London churches through the blitz.< Less
London Choir School By Michael Norris
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A Collection of memoirs from pupils of the famous London Choir School between the 1920's and the 1950's. The memoirs reflect a way of school life that would be unrecognizable by today's standards... More > particularly since the school continued to supply church choirs all through the London Blitz when most other choirs had been evacuated from the capital.281 pages with over 70 photographs.< Less
London Choir School By Michael Norris
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A Collection of memoirs from pupils of the famous London Choir School between the 1920's and the 1950's. The memoirs reflect a way of school life that would be unrecognizable by today's standards... More > particularly since the school continued to supply church choirs all through the London Blitz when most other choirs had been evacuated from the capital.281 pages with over 70 photographs.< Less
From London Slums to South Oxhey By Terry Trainor
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It is a journey from the London Slums to a new green field council estate called South Oxhey. As I stumbled down a muddy road in the 1950's on a new London overspill estate. Rain fell in buckets... More > down my back dripping into my shirt cold and wet. These boarded up new terraced houses will soon be some body’s home but for now they stand empty. The bitter wind blows shutter boards to rattle against red brick window sills. Black L.C.C cast iron drainpipes and gutters Adorn the drain pipes a friendly emblem of the past. The settlers are proud of their embossed drain pipes. Across the road a man stands by a concrete lamppost shaped like a question mark not yet used. Trying to roll a cigarette his hands are wet the paper tears he shakes his wet head confused. He tries again but this time a large blob of water drops from his nose soaking all of his papers. He swears loadly stuffs his hands into his pockets and hurriedly walks off.< Less
Under A Dangerous Sky By Brian James
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The WW2 story of a young boy who is evacuated from South London during the Blitz to the unfamiliar world of a South Wales coal-mining valley