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The Home Front in Leicestershire

Books directly relevant to the Home Front within Leicester and Leicestershire during the Second World War.
Syston in World War II: The Home Front in an East Midlands Village. (Syston Past 5)
Syston in World War II: The Home Front in an East Midlands Village. (Syston Past 5)
Author: Austin, F.; Brown, C. and Young, R. / Paperback / Cover Price £unknown
Published: 2016 Anchor Print Group Ltd., Leicester.
ISBN 978-1910181324

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Wartime Leicester
Wartime Leicester
Author: Beazley, B. / Paperback / Cover Price £14.99
Published: 2004 Sutton Publishing Ltd., Gloucestershire.
ISBN 0-7509-3671-1
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Gone, But Not Forgotten
Author: Blackmore, S. / Paperback / Cover Price £9.95
Published: 2004 Woodfield Publishing, West Sussex.
ISBN 1-903953-64-2
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Ours To Defend... Leicestershire's people remember the home front
Ours To Defend... Leicestershire's people remember the home front
Author: Carswell, J.; Johnson, R. & Kirrane, S. (eds) / Paperback / Cover Price £1.95
Published: 1989 The Leicester Oral History Archive & The Mantle Oral History Project, Leicester.
ISBN 0-95150-400-2

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At Home and Away
At Home and Away
Author: Carswell, J. (ed) / Paperback / Cover Price £3.95
Published: 1995 Coalville Publishing, Leicester.
ISBN 1-87247-935-9

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Birds Eye Wartime Leicestershire 1939-1945-
Birds Eye Wartime Leicestershire 1939-1945
Author: Cartwright, T.C. / Paperback / Cover Price £12.95
Published: 2002 TCC Publications, Leicester.
ISBN 0-9534497-1-8
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Birds Eye Wartime Leicester
Birds Eye Wartime Leicester
Author: Cartwright, T.C. / Paperback / Cover Price £3.50
Published: 1998 TCC Publications, Leicester.
ISBN 0-9534497-0-X
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But for These Things - Leicester and its People in WWII
Author: Holyoak, V.M. / Paperback / Cover Price £14.99
Published: 2014 Matador, Leicester.
ISBN 1-78306-402-1

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When The War Came To Leicester
When The War Came To Leicester
Author: Ingles, H.G / Pamphlet
Published: 1945 C. Brooks & Co., Leicester.
ISBN -
Civil Defence Office of the Regional Commissioner: North Midland Regional Office, Nottingham
Civil Defence Office of the Regional Commissioner: North Midland Regional Office, Nottingham
Author: Home Office / Pamphlet
Published: 1940 Home Office Security Intelligence Summary. Public Records Office, Kew, London.
ISBN -
Civil Defence In Leicestershire 1935-1945
Author: McDougall, J. / Paperback
Published: 1979 The Author, Leicester.
ISBN -
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Leicester at War November 19th 1996: A guided tour of the sites associated with the Second World War
Leicester at War November 19th 1996: A guided tour of the sites associated with the Second World War
Author: The Living History Unit. / Paperback
Published: 1996 The Living History Unit, Leicester.
ISBN -
Leicester Blitz Souvenir
Leicester Blitz Souvenir
Author: Leicester Mercury / Hardback
Published: 1946 (?) pr.by Adams Bros.& Shardlow / Wright Process Engraving Co. Ltd., Leicester.
ISBN -
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The cover of: To The Last Round
To The Last Round
Author: Ruddy, A.J. / Hardback / Cover Price £16.99
Published: 2007 Breedon Books Publishing Co. Ltd., Derby.
ISBN 978-1-85983-559-3
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Tested by Bomb and Flame: Leicester versus Luftwaffe Air Raids 1939-1945
Author: Ruddy, A.J. / Hardback / Cover Price £19.99
Published: 2014 Halsgrove.
ISBN 0-85704-251-3

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The pantry under the stairs
The pantry under the stairs
Author: Tedder, V. / Paperback / Cover Price £4.99
Published: 1994 Leicester City Council Living History Unit.
ISBN 0-9521090-1-8
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Wigston at War
Wigston at War
Author: Ward, P. / Paperback / Cover Price £12.99
Published: 2004 The Author, Leicester.
ISBN 0-9547591-0-9
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Useful books with reference to the Home Front within Leicester and Leicestershire during the Second World War.
Battlefields of Leicestershire
Battlefields of Leicestershire
Author: Hickman, T. / Paperback / Cover Price £16.99
Published: 2004 Sutton Publishing Ltd., Gloucestershire.
ISBN 0-7509-3658-4
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Leicestershire at War in old photograph
Leicestershire at War in old photograph
Author: Jenkins, R. / Paperback / Cover Price £9.99
Published: 1998 Sutton Publishing Ltd., England.
ISBN 0-75091-809-8
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Leicestershire & Rutland: Within Living Memory
Leicestershire & Rutland: Within Living Memory
Author: Leicestershire & Rutland Fed. of Women's Institutes / Paperback / Cover Price £8.95
Published: 1994 Countryside Books, Berkshire, England.
ISBN 1-85306-297-9
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20th Century Defences in Britain: The East Midlands
Author: Osborne, M. / Paperback / Cover Price £12.50
Published: 2003 Concrete Publications, Lincolnshire.
ISBN 0-9540-3781-2
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The Lonely War: A Story of Bomb Disposal in World War II by One Who Was There
The Lonely War: A Story of Bomb Disposal in World War II by One Who Was There
Author: Wakeling, E. / Paperback / Cover Price £9.00
Published: 1994 B D Publishing, Bucks.
ISBN 0-9525799-4-4
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When The War Came To Leicester
When The War Came To Leicester
Author: Ingles, H.G / Pamphlet
Published: 1945 C. Brooks & Co., Leicester.
ISBN -
Other useful background reading on the Home Front during the Second World War.
AA Command: Britain's Anti Aircraft Defences of the Second World War
AA Command: Britain's Anti Aircraft Defences of the Second World War
Author: Dobinson, C. / Hardback / Cover Price £25.00
Published: 2001 Methuen Publishing Ltd., London, England.
ISBN 0-413-76540-7
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Fields of Deception: Britain's Bombing Decoys of World War II
Fields of Deception: Britain's Bombing Decoys of World War II
Author: Dobinson, C. / Hardback / Cover Price £25.00
Published: 2000 Methuen Publishing Ltd., London, England.
ISBN 0-413-74570-8
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The Blitz Then And Now, Vol.1
The Blitz Then And Now, Vol.1
Author: Ramsey, W.G. / Hardback / Cover Price £29.95
Published: 1987 Battle of Britain Prints International Ltd., England.
ISBN 0-900913-45-2
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The Blitz Then And Now, Vol.2
The Blitz Then And Now, Vol.2
Author: Ramsey, W.G. / Hardback / Cover Price £44.95
Published: 1988 Battle of Britain Prints International Ltd., England.
ISBN 0-900913-54-1
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The Blitz Then And Now, Vol.3
The Blitz Then And Now, Vol.3
Author: Ramsey, W.G. / Hardback / Cover Price £44.95
Published: 1989 Battle of Britain Prints International Ltd., England.
ISBN 0-900913-58-4
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