Publish date: 2015-08-27
Publisher: Hamish Hamilton UK
Edition language: English
The iconic phrase from London’s Blitz was “Keep Calm and Carry On.” The media of the time gives us one version of life during one of the longest sustained bombing campaigns in history, of Londoners with cheerful grins giving Hitler the double fingers (usually metaphorically, because they are English...
This book is the last of a trilogy which I wasn't aware of, so I was at a bit of a disadvantage right away. However it was still eminently readable and I was drawn in immediately. Descriptions of what it was like to live through the war, the bombs, the damage, the fear. You could almost hear the sou...