Bristol at War

MacInnes, C.M. (Charles Malcolm)

Editore: Museum Press, London, 1962
Condizione: Very Good ++ Rilegato
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The subtitle of this volume could read ; ` How to Maintain a City under Crisis'. The 202 pages (incl. INDEX) cover the sheltering and physical support of its citizens by the city of Bristol during the WWII air-raids. On a physical level there was fire fighting, rubble clearing, safety of school children, and maintaining a supply of potable water to contend with. But on a psychological level there were the questions of morale, fear of attack, generosity, complaints and structured relaxation programs. Wartime acts of sharing were legion :among citizens, to and from neighbouring cities, as well as to and from soldiers. Learn more about why tickets had to be issued for Portway Tunnel, or why the home for bombed children was called Arcadia Bellows. TEXT complemented by `official' b/w photographs. Cond : Boards are black with gilt lettering on spine only. Dust jacket is white yellow and black. D.J. graphic is a training session photo for the Home Guard. VOLUME is tight, clean and bright w/o flaws. D.J. is similar with light crinkling at top and bottom edges. Spine (d.j.) top and tail sli. worn. No tears, no marks, no stains. Gift inscr. on ffep. Signed `Charlie' by the author with a dedication to his cousin. (The author was born in Alberta, which is also the provenance of this book.). Quote (p. 80) ; " . burnt out, as was the Guildhall. This raid was not only the longest so far, it was also memorable on account of `Satan', which was the name given to the largest bomb that fell on the city during the war. Happily, it did not explode. It weighed 4,000 pounds and without . Codice inventario libreria 004301

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Titolo: Bristol at War

Casa editrice: Museum Press, London

Data di pubblicazione: 1962

Legatura: Hardcover

Illustratore: B/W Photographs

Condizione libro: Very Good ++

Condizione sovraccoperta: Very Good

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