Living through the blitz

by Tom Harrisson

Publisher: Schocken Books in New York

Written in English
Published: Pages: 372 Downloads: 131
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Places:

  • London (England),
  • Great Britain.
  • Subjects:

    • Bombing, Aerial -- Psychological aspects.,
    • World War, 1939-1945 -- Great Britain.,
    • London (England) -- History -- Bombardment, 1940-1941.
    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Tom Harrisson.
      SeriesWitnesses to war
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsD760.8.L7 H27 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination372 p. ;
      Number of Pages372
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2061588M
      ISBN 100805208925
      LC Control Number88043246

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About the Book One of the co-founders of the Mass Observation project, Tom Harrison used many of the then-unpublished records of the organisation to put together this record of people's experiences on the British home front during the bombings of the Second World War- first-hand accounts recorded by people as they lived through the : Glenys Myfanwy - Living Through the Blitz 75 years ago, during the Second World War, the Luftwaffe attacked the city of Swansea for three consecutive nights, known infamously today as ‘The Three Nights' Blitz’’: a unique event in Wales’ history during WWII.

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There is little doubt that Churchill, his closest advisor Cherwell and 'Bomber' Harris relished the opportunity to destroy German cities and civilians. We meet Alan and his grand-daughter Isabel. Alan lived in north London during World War Two and was in his home when the neighbour's house suffered a direct hit.

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The two Mass Observation books I've read were excellent: Living Through the Blitz, by Tom Harrisson, and Wartime Women: A Mass-Observation Anthology, edited by Dorothy Sheridan.I like reading first-hand accounts of people's experiences, as it helps me understand how they lived.

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