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Civil Defence in War - Britain At War Series

£19.99

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Hardback with dust-cover. Bound in green cloth, Frontboard, gilt letters and cipher, small amount of shelfware. Dust-cover, inside is foxed, spine cream, black letters, some pieces torn off and a small tear due to handling. Pictorial front cover, grey lettering,small amount chipped around the edges. White back cover, black letters, piece torn from 

Publisher: John Murray & The Pilot Press, 1941.

The Civil Defence Service was a civilian volunteer organisation in Great Britain during World War II. Established by the Home Office in 1935 as Air Raid Precautions (ARP), its name was officially changed to the Civil Defence Service (CD) in 1941. The Civil Defence Service included the ARP Wardens Service as well as firemen (initially the Auxiliary Fire Service (AFS) and latterly the National Fire Service (NFS)), fire watchers (later the Fire Guard), rescue, first aid post and stretcher parties. Over 1.9 million people served within the CD and nearly 2,400 lost their lives to enemy action.

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Author(s):
Billingham, Elizabeth.("Mrs. Anthony Billingham.")
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
FIRST EDITION
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
72
Publisher:
John Murray & The Pilot Press.

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Hardback with dust-cover. Bound in green cloth, Frontboard, gilt letters and cipher, small amount of shelfware. Dust-cover, inside is foxed, spine cream, black letters, some pieces torn off and a small tear due to handling. Pictorial front cover, grey lettering,small amount chipped around the edges. White back cover, black letters, piece torn from 

Publisher: John Murray & The Pilot Press, 1941.

The Civil Defence Service was a civilian volunteer organisation in Great Britain during World War II. Established by the Home Office in 1935 as Air Raid Precautions (ARP), its name was officially changed to the Civil Defence Service (CD) in 1941. The Civil Defence Service included the ARP Wardens Service as well as firemen (initially the Auxiliary Fire Service (AFS) and latterly the National Fire Service (NFS)), fire watchers (later the Fire Guard), rescue, first aid post and stretcher parties. Over 1.9 million people served within the CD and nearly 2,400 lost their lives to enemy action.

Author(s):
Billingham, Elizabeth.("Mrs. Anthony Billingham.")
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
FIRST EDITION
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
72
Publisher:
John Murray & The Pilot Press.

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