Of all the various histories of the Civil Defence Services published shortly after the war, by far the best is that issued by the boroughs of Wanstead & Woodford. "It Happened Here" details all those who volunteered or served full time within the various ARP committees. It's an absolute goldmine of information, especially for those doing family research in the area.
A very good history of events is provided, along with a number of photos of bombing incidents. A map at the rear details all the various ordinance that was dropped in the areas - from HE shells to the V1s and V2s.
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