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Darkness Falls from the Air
Nigel Balchin

Classification : Military History
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2007
Imprint : Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Page Extent : 208
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780304359691
Price : 450

About the book
With ostentatious lack of concern, Bill Sarratt, his wife and her lover spend the war wining and dining expensively, occasionally sauntering out into the Blitz with cheerful remarks about the shattered night-life of London's West End.

But beneath the false insouciance lies the real strain of a war that has firmly wrapped them all in its embrace. Wit may crackle at the same pace as buildings burn, but personal tragedy lurks appallingly close at hand.

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During the Second World War Nigel Balchin worked as a psychologist in the personnel section of the British War Office, before becoming Deputy Scientific Advisor to the Army Council. He wrote numerous...(+)
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