History of War

LIFE OF A TEENAGER IN WARTIME LONDON

Source:   Devastation in London. The bombing affected people of all ages, but teenagers in the Blitz have often been overlooked  

Author: Duncan Leatherdale Price: £15.99 (Hardback) Publisher: Pen & Sword History Released: Out now

Along with the Battle of Britain and the evacuation of Dunkirk, the Blitz remains one of the most evocative symbols of the United Kingdom’s struggle to survive in 1940. British cities were relentlessly bombed by the Luftwaffe to damage

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