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The Battle of Britain, 1945-1965 : the Air Ministry and the Few / Garry Campion.

Author/Creator:
Campion, Garry, 1963- author.
Publication:
Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Format/Description:
Book
xxi, 342 pages ; 23 cm
Subjects:
Britain, Battle of, Great Britain, 1940.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Propaganda.
Collective memory -- Great Britain.
Britain, Battle of (Great Britain : 1940)
World War (1939-1945)
Collective memory.
Propaganda
Great Britain.
Contents:
Part I. Air war, media war
Seelöwe und bomben auf Engeland: the German perspective, 1940
Britain's fighter boys: projecting the Battle of Britain, 1940
The battle of the barges: Blackpool Front propaganda, 1940-1945
Part II. Valorising and thanksgiving
The greatest day: shaping the Battle of Britain, 1941
Immortal Few: heroising the fighter boys, 1942-1945
Air Trafalgar Day: official commemorations, 1942-1945
Part III: Commemoration and popular memory
The fight at odds: revelation, memorialisation, 1945-1953
Angels One Five: historical and cultural consolidation, 1946-1965.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780230284548
023028454X
OCLC:
918616186
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