London 1945: Life In The Debris Of War

Paperback | June 30, 2006

byMaureen Waller

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When Hitler unleashed a fierce barrage of weapons on the defiant capital of England, London's resilient citizens were undaunted. With colorful detail and rich insight, historian Maureen Waller takes readers through London in the last year of war. She reveals the magnificence of human spirit that carried a besieged people through agonizing travails and the long, giddy transformation the metropolis made as it passed through battle, to celebration, and back to life as usual.

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When Hitler unleashed a fierce barrage of weapons on the defiant capital of England, London's resilient citizens were undaunted. With colorful detail and rich insight, historian Maureen Waller takes readers through London in the last year of war. She reveals the magnificence of human spirit that carried a besieged people through agoniz...

Maureen Waller attended University College London and Queen Mary College and holds a master's degree in British and European history. After a brief spell at the National Portrait Gallery, she has worked at several prestigious publishing houses.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:528 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 inPublished:June 30, 2006Publisher:St. Martin's GriffinLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:031233804X

ISBN - 13:9780312338046

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Waller's book masterfully supplements Philip Ziegler's London at War, 1939-1945 and provides the reader with a well-crafted story of war and its cruel impact on a large European city.