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    DescriptionA fabulous slice of wartime nostalgia, a facsimile edition of the propaganda booklet issued following victory in the Battle of Britain. First published in 1941, The Battle of Britain was a propaganda booklet issued by the Ministry of Information to capitalize on the success of the RAF in defeating the Luftwaffe. An amazing period piece, hundreds of thousands of copies were printed and sold for 6d and it became one of the year's best selling books. It is the first book to embed in the public imagination the heroics of 'The Few'.


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    Title
    The Battle of Britain
    Subtitle
    An Air Ministry Account of the Great Days from 8 August-31 October 1940
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ministry of Information
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 36
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 3 mm
    Weight: 109 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781445600482
    ISBN 10: 144560048X
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25500
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBWQ
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC E4L: WAR
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD1, HBLW
    BISAC Merchandising Theme: ET030
    Ingram Theme: CULT/BRITIS
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBK
    BIC subject category V2: JWG
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    DC22: 940.54211
    Ingram Theme: CULT/GERMNY
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    B&T General Subject: 520
    Ingram Subject Code: HM
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/1940
    LC classification: U
    BISAC V2.8: HIS014000, HIS027100
    BIC subject category V2: 3JJH, 1DBK
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: NHWR7, JWCM, NHD, NHWL
    Illustrations note
    25 photographs and diagrams
    Publisher
    Amberley Publishing
    Imprint name
    Amberley Publishing
    Publication date
    01 March 2011
    Publication City/Country
    Chalford
    Table of contents
    1. The Scene is Set 2. Phase I: The Offensive is Launched 3. Phase II: The Attack on Inland Aerodromes 4. Phase III: London Versus Goring 5. Phase IV: The Luftwaffe in Retreat 6. 15 September 1940: The Greatest Day 7. 'Men Like These'