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Glasgow a City at War

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Published by Birlinn .
Written in English


  • British & Irish history: First World War,
  • British & Irish history: Second World War,
  • Local history,
  • First World War, 1914-1918,
  • Second World War, 1939-1945,
  • Military,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Central Scotland,
  • Military - World War II,
  • Europe - Great Britain - Scotland,
  • History / Military / World War I,
  • Glasgow (Scotland),
  • Glasgow,
  • History, Military,
  • Scotland,
  • World War, 1914-1918

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages192
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8920671M
ISBN 10184158276X
ISBN 109781841582764

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Glasgow: a city at war. [Brian D Osborne; Ronald Armstrong] This illustrated book explores the impact of the First and Second World Wars on the city of Glasgow, its people and its industries. Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first. Glasgow (/ ˈ ɡ l æ z ɡ oʊ /, also UK: / ˈ ɡ l ɑː z ɡ oʊ, ˈ ɡ l ɑː s ɡ oʊ /, US: / ˈ ɡ l æ s ɡ oʊ, ˈ ɡ l æ s k oʊ /; Scots: Glesga [ˈɡlezɡə]; Scottish Gaelic: Glaschu [ˈkl̪ˠas̪əxu]) is the most populous city in Scotland, and the third most populous city in the United Kingdom, as of the estimated city population of , Historically part of Lanarkshire Country: Scotland. Glasgow City Archives, Glasgow, United Kingdom. 18K likes. This profile is monitored regularly & we aim to answer enquiries within 24 hours. For more immediate responses please call 5/5(25). Glasgow A City at War covers the pairing of the city with military events from before the time of William Wallace through Who would think that this city would have had such a military connection. The photos in this book are excellent, both in quality and subject selection. They add greatly to the narrative of the story of the city.5/5(3).

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Glasgow at War – By (author) Craig Armstrong. Scotland was of grave strategic importance during the war because of its geographical position and Glasgow was the location of a significant number of important military and civil organisations as well as housing industry which was vital to . Glasgow's Post-war Listed Buildings. To celebrate the excellence and inventiveness of Glasgow's post-war architecture, Glasgow City Council and Historic Scotland have collaborated in producing a short book on the city's distinguished modern architectural heritage.   The incredible story of the decoy 'city' designed to save Glasgow during WWII A simulated 'Glasgow' was used to draw German planes away from the city and the busy Clydeside - .   The City of Glasgow Police memorial lists those men serving in the Glasgow Police who lost their lives in the two World Wars. The names on the memorial have been researched by John and Margaret Houston of the Scottish Military Research Group.