By (author) Ben Beazley
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Wartime Leicester by Ben Beazley
Book DescriptionThis work tells the story of the war years in Leicester. It describes the meticulous planning of such men as Charles Keene, chairman of the Emergency Committee, and of the air raids that demolished many parts of the city - claiming 122 victims and injuring almost 300 more.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780750936712
(244mm x 172mm x 10mm)
Imprint: Sutton Publishing Ltd
Publisher: The History Press Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Jan-1980
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Ben Beazley
Leicester Murders, Paperback (March 2008)
From the brutal murder of John Paas in 1832 and the poisoning of a 70-year-old widow by two young men, to the fatal shooting of a young woman in 1919, and was to become one of the fascinating murder cases in legal history, this title presents a collection of the criminal cases that have taken place in Leicester between the mid-1800s and 1950s.
Leicester Then and Now, Paperback (October 2007)
Over the past century of so, the face of Leicester has changed dramatically. It did not sustain a large amount of bomb damage in comparison to other British cities during the Second World War. This title includes over 200 photographs with informative captions tell the story of Leicester's transformation.
Postwar Leicester, Paperback (December 2006)» View all books by Ben Beazley
In the thirty years following the end of the Second World War Leicester underwent some of the most dramatic changes in its history. This title describes the story of everyday life in Leicester during this period. Illustrated with more than 120 photographs, maps and plans, it captures the imagination of those who know the city today.
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Author Biography - Ben Beazley
Ben Beazley was born and brought up in Leicester. He served in the leicester city Police and Leicestershire constabulary for twenty eight years. On eof his previous books is a history of Leicester city Police (Breedon 2001)/ Ben retired in 1993 and since then has pursued his interest in local history full time.
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