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Under Fire: Britain's Fire Service at War

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Under Fire: BritainThis book, with over 100 previously unpublished images, offers a new insight into the many roles of Britain's Fire Services through personal anecdotes and the use of recently discovered archive documents. This fascinating timeline of Fire Fighting history takes the reader from the emergency caused by the air raids of the first world war through the subsequent planning of Civil Defense in the 1930s and the formation of the NFS to the preparations for D-Day in 1944. Also reveals the virtually unknown story of the 406 volunteer members of the Corps of Canadian Fire-fighter, which served in the UK between 1942 and 1945. 152 pages, approx 50 b/w ill. hardback

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