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Leeds at war 1939-1945

Leeds at war 1939-1945

Wade, Stephen, 1948- author

'Leeds at War 1939-1945' is a comprehensive account of the citys experience of the war, covering in expert detail life on the Home Front set against the background of the wider theatres of war. The narrative of that global conflict is given with a focus on the trials and ordeals that faced the people of Leeds as they cheered their men and women fighters off to war, were bombed and saw their children evacuated to rural areas. Rare insights into the life of war-torn Leeds are included, along with untold stories from the footnotes of that history, from the air-raid shelters to the internment issues

Paperback, Book. English.
Published Barnsley, South Yorkshire: Pen & Sword Military, 2017

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Statement of responsibility: Stephen Wade
ISBN: 1473867770, 9781473867772
Physical Description: 144 pages ; 24 cm
Subject: Warfare and Defence.; Leeds (England) History 20th century.; World War, 1939-1945 England Leeds.