Goole at War, by Mike Marsh (Volume 3: 1944-1945)
Book published by Chronicle Publications in 2005, 195 pages. Paperback (N3835)
Brand New Book
From the rear side cover: This book provides a detailed month by month account of the dramatic years 1944 and 1945....
Heroic deeds by local men on land and sea and i nthe air, the part they played in D-Day, at Arnhem, and in the decisive fighting in Germany, Italy and the Far-East. Battlefield triumphs and tragedies, the POW's who struggled to escape or simply to survive. The toils and sacrifices of those at home. The celebrations on VE and VJ day.
This book creares a remarkable record of the final years of the war in Goole and the surrounding area, and what it meant to the men and women from Goole who lived through this dramatic period.Illustrated throughout with lots of black and white photographs, this book will delight anyone who has grown up or lived in Goole, as well as people with a more general interest in the social history of this part of Yorkshire and beyond....