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The Battle of South London

Price: £4.99

High quality scanned reproduction of the booklet by Arthur L. Woolf summarising the experiences of South London in text and photos of the flying bomb in the closing years of World War II.

Published c1945: by Crystal Palace Advertiser, South London Advertiser and West Norwood Times. Printed by Crystal Publications Ltd, 32-34 Westow Street, SE19.

This poignant but important and now quite rare booklet details reports on V1 Flying bomb hits in:

  • Anerley
  • Brockley
  • Camberwell
  • Dulwich
  • Forest Hill
  • Lewisham
  • Peckham
  • Penge
  • South Norwood
  • Sydenham
  • Upper Norwood including details of the six flying bombs that hit Crystal Palace Park
  • West Norwood

20 pages, paperback, 29 illustrations

With a separate full page press reports from The Norwood Press dated October 6 1944 entitled: Full Fly-Bomb story - How Lambeth suffered. Norwood's big share and from the Sydenham, Forest Hill & Penge Gazette and Borough News dated October 13 1944 - Where the flying bombs fell in Lewisham.