DOODLEBUGS AND ROCKETS : THE BATTLE OF THE FLYING BOMBS.

Ogley, Bob.


£20.00




Westerham, 1st ed., 1992. 208 pp., numerous cold., + b&w photo-ills., + maps & plans. P.c., 21 x 26cm. Small owner stamp to inside of front cover o/w Nr.FINE. This is the story of the flying bomb (doodlebug and rocket) attacks on Great Britain as never before told. A wealth of photographs, maps, diagrams and stories help to recreate the atmosphere of life as it was between June 1944 and March 1945. The work of the Royal Observer Corps, Civil Defence, the fire, police and ambulance services, the men on the anti-aircraft guns, the ATS, Balloon Command and the WVS is told in detail. So, also, is the role of the RAF who photographed and bombed the launching sites, then met and repulsed the foe in this new Battle of London.


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