Flying Bombs

By: British Information Services

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(British Information Services). Flying Bombs. Ottawa, 139½ Sparks Street : The United Kingdom Information Office, n.d. [1944]. Pp (2),3-(21,(3). Double column With 24 b&w photos. 8vo, stapled wraps with b&w photo on front, and exploded-view drawing on rear. 7 x 9 ". "This leaflet is produced by the Official Information Services of the United Kingdom Government (Agency in Canada : 139½ Sparks Street, Ottawa), and destributed in Canada on thie behalf by Empite Communication, 330 Bay Street, Toronto, Canada.". on front cover. "This monstrous machine that rides the skies beyond all human control seems to the people (of London) to have a power of evil greater than anything that has gone before. It has had an immeasurable effect upon their morale, but it is an effect quite different from that which the Germans intended.British people are fnghtened, but theirs are not present fears; they are f or the future. The possible future - or the absence of it — which the flying bomb portends. The first intimation of the next war may be an ultimatum or a threat that 'some of our cities will be blasted next morning' said General Sir Frederick Pile, chief of Britain's Anti-Aircraft Command, recently.'That is what the flying bomb has brought us to. It is the beginning of a new type of war.' That is what frightens the people of Britain — the beginning of a new type of war. It would indeed be a war to end all war, and possibly all human endeavor " - p 3. l Faint dampstain to lower margin, short tear and some insect damage to last leaf NOTE: Shipping will be less for this slim item. 50.00

Title: Flying Bombs

Author Name: British Information Services

Categories: 888,

Publisher: United Kingdom Information Office, Ottawa, 1944,:

Seller ID: 114491

Keywords: MILITARY WW2 WWII WARTIME UNITED KINGDOM ENGLISH BRITISH HISTORY GERMAN,