Table of contents for Blitz : the story of December 29, 1940 / Margaret Gaskin.

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Introduction: ¿Like the curtain of a theatre . . . ¿, ix 
Maps: City of London and County of London xiv¿xvi
PRELUDE
1 ¿Very Well, Alone¿, 3
2 ¿Obdurate and cocky¿, 19
3 ¿Practically no talk of horrors at all¿, 30
4 ¿Old man of the tribe¿, 45
5 ¿A leaning towards acrobatics¿, 63
6 ¿Two opposing worlds¿, 77
7 ¿Things had been wonderful¿, 92
8 ¿You would not mind London at all now¿, 105
9 ¿The Typhoid Mary¿s¿, 119
FUGUE
10 ¿Boots on the lawn, boots on the wide stone stair¿, 141
11 ¿Goodnight Children, Everywhere!¿, 158
12 ¿Early English louts¿, 168
13 ¿Great sound waves washing over the city¿, 185
14 ¿It is going to be a warm night¿, 193
15 ¿As light as day¿, 204
16 ¿Burnt off like weed patches from the air¿, 214
17 ¿Blackwall Tunnel only, mate¿, 221
18 ¿St Paul¿s must be saved at all costs¿, 232
19 ¿A ghostly pilgrimage¿, 246
20 ¿Like a sprig of holly on top of a Christmas pudding¿, 262
21 ¿Many fires about tonight, old boy?¿, 270
22¿The most beautiful thing I have ever seen¿, 281
CHORALE
23 ¿Poor old London¿, 293
24 ¿Let¿s not look back too much¿, 313
CODA
Envoi: ¿This is what we¿ve been fighting for¿, 323
APPENDIX A: The ¿Arsenal of Democracy¿, 351
APPENDIX B: What Remains Behind, 358
Illustrations, 361
Acknowledgements, 364
Select Bibliography, 366
Notes, 375
Index, 403

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

London (England) -- History -- Bombardment, 1940-1945.
London (England) -- Social conditions -- 20th century.