HARVEST OF MESSERSCHMITTS: THE CHRONICLE OF A VILLAGE AT WAR 1940.

Knight, Dennis.


£25.00




1st ed., 1981. 183 pp., photo-ills., + ill-maps. D.j., 25 x 19cm. FINE. This is a chronicle of the events that took place in the picturesque village of Elham in Kent during the momentous year of 1940, when it became the epicentre of the Battle of Britain. Based around the diary of Mary Smith, the Postmaster's daughter, - in which she briefly recorded the news headlines of the day and any local events that affected her - Knight unfolds the cataclysmic effect of The Battle of Britain on this peaceful community.


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