The Blitz in London – Links and Books

Academic Sites and Projects

http://humanities.exeter.ac.uk/history/research/centres/warstateandsociety/projects/bombing/ – Exeter University’s brilliant project on “Bombing, States and Peoples in Western Europe’.

Heritage Sites

http://www.rafbombercommand.com/master_about.html

Sites designed for Schools and students

http://www.eyewitnesstohistory.com/blitz.htm

Videos

The Blitz – London’s Longest Night part 1 and part 2

Blitz Street part 1, part 2, part 3 and part 4

Time Team Special “Buried by the Blitz

Channel 4 news report on previously unseen colour footage of the Blitz.

Path News documentary on London Blitz

World War Two in Colour episode

Churchill’s speech on the Blitz.

London Can Take It” – documentary film made in 1940 for American audience.  Narrated by Quentin Reynolds

Books

Broadcasts from the Blitz: How Edward R. Murrow Helped Lead America into War by Philip Seib

London Was Ours: Diaries and Memoirs of the London Blitz (International Library of Twentieth Century History)

The Blitz by Juliet Gardiner

The War on our Doorstep: London’s East End and how the Blitz Changed it Forever

The War on our Doorstep: London’s East End and how the Blitz Changed it Forever

Local History

A great website which retells memories of those who lived through the Blitz in East London at www.timeline.org.uk.

The Blitz Elsewhere

BBC news report about the Blitz in Hull.

Great Website about the blitz in Bristol.

Documentary about the ‘forgotten blitz’ on Bath.

Documents

http://oai.dtic.mil/oai/oai?verb=getRecord&metadataPrefix=html&identifier=ADA522531

http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a280686.pdf

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