Luftwaffe over Manchester, the Blitz Years 1940-1944, by Peter Smith

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Luftwaffe over Manchester, the Blitz Years 1940-1944, by Peter Smith

Luftwaffe over Manchester, the Blitz Years 1940-1944, by Peter Smith

Published by Neil Richardson in 2003, 74 pages. A4 size booklet (N4072)

This book provides a fascinating account of the bombing of Manchester during the Second World War, and is illustrated throughout with lots of black and white photographs. The first part of the book provides a history of the blitz years, whilst the second part contains several lists detailing facts and information relatng to the bombings. Sections in the first part include:

  • Manchester Prepares
  • Military Defence
  • The Enemy
  • Prelude to the Blitz
  • Blitz
  • Bomber waves
  • Daylight Raids

The last 20 pages of the booklet are taken up with the appendices, which include detailed lists of information and facts about the raids and bombings. They include: Fighter defence, Anti-Aircraft Gun Defences, Luftwaffe Attacks, Luftflotte 3 Units, Casualties 22-24 Dec 1940, Enemy Bombs 22-24 Dec 1940, Conflagrations and Fires 22-24 Dec 1940, Damage to house property 22-24 Dec 1940, Enemy Aircraft destroyed, manchester Air Raids Alert Log 1940-45, Stretford serious air raid incidents 22-24 Dec 1940, Manchester casualities, Stretford casualities, Salford casualties.

Condition of the booklet is excellent. The cover is clean and tidy, the staple spine is intact, and all pages are clean, intact, unblemished and tightly bound. Their is an old price printed on the front cover and a small price sticker on the rear side

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