Tunbridge Wells, 1st ed. 1990. 192 pp., numerous photo-ills., + ills. D.j., 28 x 22cm. FINE. This book provides an authoritative and revealing study of the whole of the German air offensive against the British Isles during World War II. A brief history of bombardment from the air and a summary of events leading up to the outbreak of the war and the fall of France, set the scene for the Battle of Britain and the London Blitz. There follows a sequence of vivid accounts of the terror raids sustained on Coventry and other industrial cities and on the ports that kept open Britain’s vital lifelines.