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For books that focus on, feature and are about The Blitz. From 7 September , one year into the war, London was bombed by the.
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Some photographs of streets and squares that were bombed — such as the Aldersgate area, which is now the Barbican — illustrate the truth of a past suddenly exposed. Beneath the rubble are exposed cellars, dank brickwork suddenly thrown into the light: layers of urban life. It seems astounding that so much was destroyed, but also that so much survived.
Series: True Stories. Sergeant Ray T. Holmes was relaxing in a steaming hot bath when the siren sounded. It was the signal for every man on the airfield to get ready for action. The next instant he was pulling on the first clothes to hand as he rushed to the door. Holmes was a British fighter pilot, stationed at Hendon aerodrome.