The War on Our Doorstep: London's East End and How the Blitz Changed it Forever

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London's East Enders are known for being a tough, humorous and lively lot. In the early 20th century, families crowded into single rooms, children played on the streets and neighbours' doors were never locked in case you needed an escape route from the police...World War 2 changed everything. During the Blitz, men set off for work never to return and rows of houses were reduced to rubble overnight. Yet the East Enders' ability to keep calm and carry on cemented their reputation for cheerful resilience. They say Hitler ...

The War on our Doorstep: London's East End and how the Blitz Changed it Forever 2012, Ebury Press, London

ISBN-13: 9780091941505

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