Tested by Bomb and Flame Leicester versus Luftwaffe Air Raids During a series of sharp air raids on Leicester in and the Luftwaffe killed over citizens and wounded almost But against this carnage a well organised and planned Air Raid Precauti
During a series of sharp air raids on Leicester in 1940 and 1941, the Luftwaffe killed over 100 citizens and wounded almost 300 But against this carnage, a well organised and planned Air Raid Precautions organisation bravely responded The result of fifteen years exhaustive research, Tested By Bomb and Flame uses an array of local, national and international archivaDuring a series of sharp air raids on Leicester in 1940 and 1941, the Luftwaffe killed over 100 citizens and wounded almost 300 But against this carnage, a well organised and planned Air Raid Precautions organisation bravely responded The result of fifteen years exhaustive research, Tested By Bomb and Flame uses an array of local, national and international archival records, some only recently declassified, to reveal the true story of the air raids on Leicester Several myths and factual errors published over the last seven decades, regarding dates, locations and numbers of casualties, are corrected and enduring questions, such as whether Leicester was accidentally bombed, are definitively answered Further, important controversies, such as how Leicester was left undefended at the Luftwaffe s mercy, are also revealed This book features A blow by blow, detailed account of all the air raids on Leicester, charting where the bombs fell The brave and altruistic work of Leicester s ARP services in the face of the Luftwaffe s bombs Numerous powerful accounts by those who experienced the air raids, including those buried alive in the bombing Detailed rolls of honour listing the civilians, ARP Civil Defence and military personnel who died How Leicester s ARP and fire services went to the aid of other blitzed British cities Plus, many previously unpublished dramatic photographs from the Leicester Mercury archives and private sources, together with rare documents and memorabilia, that give an insight into the city s Blitz and ARP services Tested By Bomb and Flame is a moving and honest account of Leicester s battle against Hitler s Luftwaffe It forms a worthy tribute to Leicester s civilians and ARP CD services who endured and overcame the Luftwaffe s attacks and will provide a welcome addition to Home Front history at both local and national level.
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