This offer pack contains three of our specialist WW2 publications, each offering a different perspective of Smethwick at War. The pack, which is presently only available online, contains :-
Recollections of Smethwick during the Second World War.
Compiled & edited in 2005 by Sheila Bryant, this A4 size book contains 60 pages of personal recollections of life in the town during WW2, and is described as :-
“For anyone interested in WW2 in Smethwick. It covers the home front in detail from personal memories, and brings the war to life. Originally priced at £8, it is currently prices at £4 online via our website.
Dig For Victory
This A5 booklet, originally compiled by Bob Baldwin, has 50 pages and is described as :-
“A book produced, in 2005, by Smethwick Heritage Centre to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the end of the war. A collection of photographs from all aspects of the war at home. Pictures of air raid damage, ARP crews, Home Guard, evacuation and street parties – among other topics! An engrossing and thoughtfully put together book”.
Originally on sale at £4 per copy, it is presently on sale via our website at just £2 per copy.
Into the Darkness
This A5 booklet is just 16 pages but it packs a punch. A first hand account, it is the real life story of Smethwickian Flt Sgt Ron Carr, and is described as “The dramatic personal story of Ron Carr. While rear-gunner on a raid over Augsburg he was forced to escape from his blazing Lancaster bomber. A thrilling story.”
Currently on sale via our website at £3 per copy.
Out of stock
An Offer pack comprising three of our WW2 publications at the special price of just £6 per pack,
Normal combined selling price £9, if bought individually.
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