There Are No Civilians Anymore The London Air Raids

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There Are No Civilians Anymore: The London Air Raids Mrs. Robert Henrey (1944) The sharp raids of February 1944 broke a lull of nearly three years. The weather was bitterly cold, with occasional snow, but it was gone by morning, leaving a hard frost in the Green Park and a thin coating of ice on the sump. Nobody was surprised to hear the sirens again, because the newspapers were filled with stories about the Allied raids on Germany. The unknown factor was the extent to which the enemy could go and the improvements he had made in his technique. This uncertainty, added to tiredness and war strain, made many people more nervous than during the battle of London [1940-1941], and when the bombs began to drop near the centre of town, one saw again the early evening trek towards the tube stations. As soon as it became dark a great hush fell over the city. This mantle of silence was one of the strangest phenomena. One could hear it, yes, actually hear it. On several occasions when I was at home
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