9781463783693

World War II London Blitz Diary 1939-1940: A Woman's Revelations Enduring War and Marriage

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  • ISBN13:

    9781463783693

  • ISBN10:

    1463783698

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-08-27
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Pub
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Summary

Imagine yourself seeing hundreds of Messerschmitt war planes overhead and hearing the explosion of bombs being dropped around you. Wondering if this is the day one will fall on your house. Ruby Side Thompson's personal diary was written during the terrifying World War Two London Blitz. Her diary is a true and detailed account of what she experienced during that horrific time. The diary chronicles Ruby's struggle to survive in the midst of a horrendous war, where London is bombed nightly.Ruby speaks candidly about her unhappiness enduring an unsatisfactory marriage. She was the mother of seven sons, two of whom were enlisted in the R.A.F. One of which became an amputee as the result of hitting a land mine and the other son was captured and sent to a concentration camp as a prisoner of war. Her tale is a mix of the commonplace and the historic as seen through her eyes.The diary was an outlet for Ruby's thoughts and feelings that could not be spoken out loud; however, in publishing the diary it gives readers an honest and unfiltered look back at a time that may have been long since forgotten.Join Ruby on her trying journey as she tries to keep her life and family together during this difficult time in history.This is volume one of a four volume series written by Ruby Alice Side Thompson.

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