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Preparation of the Birmingham people for the second world war.

Nigel S. Battey

Preparation of the Birmingham people for the second world war.

by Nigel S. Battey

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


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Thesis (B.A.) - University of Birmingham, Dept. of Medieval and Modern History.

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Open LibraryOL13802599M

The British Empire and the Second World War This book addresses a major but generally forgotten fact about the Second World War. In Britain the war is primarily remembered as a European struggle, an understandable perspective born of geography and the close . Much is made of the Blitz spirit during World War Two but, while most people were mucking in and pulling together, some were using the devastation for criminal gains.

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