Firefighters in World War II were as crucial to victory as the army, and they ran the same sort of risks. 16,000 were killed and 180,000 injured. The rest never forgot the dreadful things they saw. This is their story, from the Blitz in 1940 to the doodlebugs in 1944. It is also the story of how the modern fire service was created.
Firefighters and the Blitz
Merlin Press Limited