The Resource The Spellmount guide to London in the Second World War, James Beardon, (electronic resource)

The Spellmount guide to London in the Second World War, James Beardon, (electronic resource)

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The Spellmount guide to London in the Second World War
Title
The Spellmount guide to London in the Second World War
Statement of responsibility
James Beardon
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Language
eng
Summary
During the lead up to and over the course of the Second World War, London was a city transformed as it simultaneously became the front line and the command centre of Allied operations. The scale and speed of the city's transformation has been unparalleled in London's history as the government requisitioned buildings and defences were built while bombing wrought devastation across the city, changing it forever. This book will guide the reader, as a virtual tourist - or a real one - around war-time London. Buildings that had a specific war time use or have a link to an important event that occurred during the war are revealed, along with the often secret activities, known only to a select few at the time, of the organisations who occupied them. Buildings used as air raid shelters, iconic buildings damaged by enemy bombing and how London itself changed is all brought to life. Clear maps make this a user-friendly guide for the London explorer and the fascinating background information will enthrall the virtual tourist. Selfridges was still a shopper's paradise during the war - but what did the emporium hide in the basement?
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Midwest
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Beardon, James
Dewey number
940.542121
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Electronic books
  • London (England)
  • London (England)
Target audience
adult
Label
The Spellmount guide to London in the Second World War, James Beardon, (electronic resource)
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online resource
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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  • txt
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rdacontent
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780752497471
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(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
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  • c
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12460803
Publisher number
MWT12460803
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remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
The Spellmount guide to London in the Second World War, James Beardon, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780752497471
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
12460803
Publisher number
MWT12460803
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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