Another delightful, informative, well illustrated addition to a very popular series. This book paints a detailed vivid picture of life in and around Northampton during WWII. – Very Highly Recommended.
NAME: Your Towns & Cities In World War Two, Northamptonshire At War 1939-45 FILE: R3152 AUTHOR: Kevin Turton PUBLISHER: Pen & Sword BINDING: soft back PRICE: £12.99 GENRE: Non Fiction SUBJECT: WWII, Second World War, World War II. World War Two, World War 2, Home Front, British Towns, British Cities, Northampton, 1939-45, Northamptonshire, Midlands, soldiers, airmen, sailors, RAF, airfields, barracks, war industry, female mobilization, air raids, rationing, blackouts, ARP, Auxiliary Fire Service, shoe industry, Home Guard, agriculture, evacuees, USAAF. ISBN: 1-47387-667-2 PAGES: 126 IMAGE: B3152.jpg BUYNOW: tinyurl.com/vta4rqf DESCRIPTION: Another delightful, informative, well illustrated addition to a very popular series. This book paints a detailed vivid picture of life in and around Northampton during WWII. – Very Highly Recommended. The story of Northampton at War contains details shared with most British cities, together with all those things that make the story fascinatingly unique. The author has combined solid research, local knowledge, enthusiasm and good photographic selection. This story fits neatly into the book recounting Northampton during the Great War. Better prepared and informed than the population in 1914, The inhabitants of Northampton were ahead of the politicians in recognizing that a new war with Germany was inevitable. They also had the shared experiences of WWI, which had been unique as the first total industrial war in history. The author has explained the structure of organizations established for war, rationing, war industry and further social change. Many questions are posed and comprehensively answered.