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WIRRAL on The HOME FRONT 1939-45

£6.99

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Following the interest shown in our previous three publications concerning the Second World War on the Home Front in the Wallasey and Birkenhead areas:- [Wallasey at War 1939-45 including Moreton & Leasowe - published for the Wallasey History Society; Walking Through The Blitz in The Birkenhead Area 1940-1941 - By NHC Tomlinson - and Birkenhead at War 1939-45 including Surrounding Areas & Bebington By Ian & Marilyn Boumphrey], I have decided to compile a book which covers the whole of the Wirral Peninsula.
Due to its proximity to Liverpool, which was the main port for supplies from America and hence a main target for enemy bombers, the Wirral Peninsula suffered more bomb damage than most areas in the British Isles. It would be impossible to cover all aspects of the war on the home front, but I have tried to give an idea how the lives of local folk were affected and how they coped. Whereas the Wallasey At War and Birkenhead At War publications each contained a War Diary and listed all those civilians who lost their lives through enemy action, as well as general information, this book is focusing more on the role of the Civil Defence and especially the Home Guard, within the Wirral Peninsula. As with other books, we have first-hand reminiscences of those who lived in the area through the war years.

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Author(s):
Ian Boumphrey
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
Publisher:
Ian Boumphrey
Title:
WIRRAL on The HOME FRONT 1939-45

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Following the interest shown in our previous three publications concerning the Second World War on the Home Front in the Wallasey and Birkenhead areas:- [Wallasey at War 1939-45 including Moreton & Leasowe - published for the Wallasey History Society; Walking Through The Blitz in The Birkenhead Area 1940-1941 - By NHC Tomlinson - and Birkenhead at War 1939-45 including Surrounding Areas & Bebington By Ian & Marilyn Boumphrey], I have decided to compile a book which covers the whole of the Wirral Peninsula.
Due to its proximity to Liverpool, which was the main port for supplies from America and hence a main target for enemy bombers, the Wirral Peninsula suffered more bomb damage than most areas in the British Isles. It would be impossible to cover all aspects of the war on the home front, but I have tried to give an idea how the lives of local folk were affected and how they coped. Whereas the Wallasey At War and Birkenhead At War publications each contained a War Diary and listed all those civilians who lost their lives through enemy action, as well as general information, this book is focusing more on the role of the Civil Defence and especially the Home Guard, within the Wirral Peninsula. As with other books, we have first-hand reminiscences of those who lived in the area through the war years.

Author(s):
Ian Boumphrey
Condition:
Used: good
Format:
Paperback
Publisher:
Ian Boumphrey
Title:
WIRRAL on The HOME FRONT 1939-45

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