Portsmouth's World War Two Heroes: Stories of the Fallen Men and Women James Daly

Portsmouth's World War Two Heroes: Stories of the Fallen Men and Women

Author: James Daly
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Book Title
Portsmouth's World War Two Heroes: Stories of the Fallen Men and Women
Author
James Daly
ISBN
9780752463513
Based on research into 2,549 servicemen and women from Portsmouth who were killed during World War II, this book uncovers stories that have never been told before: a naval bomb disposal Petty Officer awarded the George Cross; a 16-year-old Para; a Battle of Britain hero; men killed in battleships, submarines, bombers, and tanks throughout Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. By using database software, the author has been able to analyze all 2,549 casualties and look at statistics such as their age and where in Portsmouth they came from. As well as telling the stories of individuals and units, it has been possible to build a picture of the effect that World War II had on Portsmouth's communities.Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: James DalyPublisher: History PressPublished: 03/16/2012ISBN: 9780752463513Pages: 144
Based on research into 2,549 servicemen and women from Portsmouth who were killed during World War II, this book uncovers stories that have never been told before: a naval bomb disposal Petty Officer awarded the George Cross; a 16-year-old Para; a Battle of Britain hero; men killed in battleships, submarines, bombers, and tanks throughout Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. By using database software, the author has been able to analyze all 2,549 casualties and look at statistics such as their age and where in Portsmouth they came from. As well as telling the stories of individuals and units, it has been possible to build a picture of the effect that World War II had on Portsmouth's communities.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: James Daly
Publisher: History Press
Published: 03/16/2012
ISBN: 9780752463513
Pages: 144
Based on research into 2,549 servicemen and women from Portsmouth who were killed during World War II, this book uncovers stories that have never been told before: a naval bomb disposal Petty Officer awarded the George Cross; a 16-year-old Para; a Battle of Britain hero; men killed in battleships, submarines, bombers, and tanks throughout Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia. By using database software, the author has been able to analyze all 2,549 casualties and look at statistics such as their age and where in Portsmouth they came from. As well as telling the stories of individuals and units, it has been possible to build a picture of the effect that World War II had on Portsmouth's communities.

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: James Daly
Publisher: History Press
Published: 03/16/2012
ISBN: 9780752463513
Pages: 144