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HARVEST OF MESSERSCHMITTS:  THE CHRONICLE OF A VILLAGE AT WAR - 1940., Knight, Dennis.  Based on the diary of Mary Smith.

Author Name    Knight, Dennis. Based on the diary of Mary Smith.

Title   HARVEST OF MESSERSCHMITTS: THE CHRONICLE OF A VILLAGE AT WAR - 1940.

Publisher    Frederick Warne, London, 1981.

Seller ID   21502

183 pp, large 8vo (9 11/16" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 0723227721 Pictorial endpapers, b&w photographs, drawings, maps. "During the year 1940, a picturesque Kent village in the Downs behind Folkstone and Dover became virtually the epicen tre of the greatest of all air conflicts: The Battle of Britain. The village is called Elham and this book is a chronicle of the events that took place there during that momentous year - in the skies above, in the streets, and in the surro u n d i n g c o untryside. Taking the diary of Mary Smith, the daughter of the village Postmaster - in which she briefly recorded the news headlines of the day and any local events that affected her - Dennis Knight has skilfully woven around her b ri ef a cc ou nt a na rrative which unfolds gradually to reveal the truly cataclysmic effect of The Battle of Britain on an innocent and peaceful community...." Cigarette odor, minor browning at margin edges, very light browning to edges of textb loc k, sma ll sha llo w b ump to bottom fore-edge of both boards. Dust jacket has light browning on spine and at top edge, very minor edge wrinkling. Very Good/Very Good

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