The First Day Of The Blitz: September 7, 1940

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On September 7, 1940, the long-feared and anticipated attack by the German Luftwaffe plunged London into a cauldron of fire and devastation. This compelling book recreates that day in all its horror, using rich archival sources and first-hand accounts, many never before published. Eminent historian Peter Stansky weaves together the stories of people who recorded their experiences of the opening ho...

Paperback: 224 pages
Publisher: Yale University Press (November 18, 2008)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0300143354
ISBN-13: 978-0300143355
Product Dimensions: 5 x 1 x 8.2 inches
Amazon Rank: 1918230
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Disappointing, this subject held so much potential but is so pedantic as to be almost un-readable. There is no fault here with the research or the information, just with how its written up and presented....



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Blitz. Then, exploring more deeply, the author examines what that critical day meant to the nation at the time, and what it came to mean in following years.Much of the future of Britain was determined in the first twelve hours of bombing, Stansky contends. The Blitz set in motion a range of responses that contributed to ultimate victory over Germany and to a transformation of British society. The wave of terror, though designed to quash morale, instead inspired stoicism, courage, and a new camaraderie. The tragic London bombing can reveal much of relevance to our own violent times, Stansky concludes: both the effectiveness of modern terror and its ultimate failure are made powerfully clear by the events of September 7, 1940.