Coventry

Coventry

November 14, 1940

Book - 2015 | First U.S. edition
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Examines the German Luftwaffe's air raid on Coventry, England, on November 14, 1940, and its impact and precedent as a new kind of air warfare.
Contents: Wool, buttons, and magnetos
'The bomber will always get through'
Boom
Waiting for the Luftwaffe
Blitz
Raiders
Knickebein
Korn
Finding the beam
Red alert
Executive cold water
'A seething mass of flame'
Death in the suburbs
The long night ending
The martyred city
'Are we down-hearted?'
The quick and the dead
Coventrated?
Defiance
'Thank goodness you're alright'
Resurgam
Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Press, 2015
Edition: First U.S. edition
Branch Call Number: 940.5421 T
Characteristics: 356 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
ISBN: 9781632861979
1632861976

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